Acetaminophen (Tylenol and generics)

Dosing Guide

Acetaminophen (Tylenol and generics)

 

Children’s Suspension Liquid 160mg/5ml

Children’s Chewable Tabs 80 mg each

Jr. Strength Chewable Tabs 160 mg each

Dose

 

 

 

Weight

Age

 

 

 

6-11 lbs

0-3 months

1.25 ml

 

 

12-17 lbs

4-11 months

2.5 ml

 

 

18-23 lbs

12-23 months

3.75 ml

 

 

24-35 lbs

2-3 years

1 tsp

2 tabs

 

36-47 lbs

4-5 years

1 ½ tsp

3 tabs

 

48-59 lbs

6-8 years

2 tsp

4 tabs

2 tabs

60-71 lbs

9-10 years

2 ½ tsp

5 tabs

2 ½ tabs

72-95 lbs

11 years

3 tsp

6 tabs

3 tabs

96 & over

12 years

 

 

4 tabs

If needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last. Do not give more than 5 times in 24 hours.




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