Medicine Dosing Charts

Motrin - Infants 6lbs - 23lbs

Infant Motrin Dosing Information for Healthcare Professionals 6-23 lbs


Do not give under 6 months of age
DOSE: Every 6-8 hours as needed.
Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours.
If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.

 Concentrated MOTRIN Infants' Drops

Active Ingredient:
Ibuprofen 50mg (NSAID) (in each 1.25 mL)
Children's MOTRIN Oral Suspension

Active Ingredient:
Ibuprofen 100mg (NSAID) (In each 5mL or 1 tsp)
Do not give under 6 months of age
WeightAge
6-11 lbs0-5 mos
12-17 lbs6-11 mos1.25 mL
18-23 lbs12-23 mos1.875 mL

Motrin - Children 24lbs - 95lbs

Children's Mortin Dosing Information for Healthcare Professionals 24-95 lbs


DOSE: Every 6-8 hours as needed. Do not give more than 6 doses in 24 hours.
Use this chart to determine the proper dose of Motrin for your patient. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.


  Concentrated MOTRIN Infants' Drops

Active Ingredient:
Ibuprofen 50mg (NSAID) (in each 1.25 mL)
Children's MOTRIN Oral Suspension

Active Ingredient:
Ibuprofen 100mg (NSAID) (In each 5mL or 1 tsp)
mL = milliliter tsp = teaspoonful
WeightAge
24-35 lbs2-3 yrs5 mL (1 tsp)
36-47 lbs4-5 yrs7.5 mL (1 1/2 tsp)
48-59 lbs6-8 yrs10 mL (2 1/2 tsp)
60-71 lbs9-10 yrs12.5 mL (2 1/2 tsp)
75-95 lbs11 yrs15 mL (3 tsp)

Tylenol - Infants 6lbs - 23lbs


Do not use under 2 months of age without consulting a physician
DOSE: Every 4 hours as needed.
Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours.
Use this chart to determine the proper dose of TYLENOL for your patient. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.

  Infant's TYLENOL Oral Suspension

Active Ingredient:
Acetaminophen 160 mg

(in each 5 mL)
Children's TYLENOL Oral Suspension

Active Ingredient:
Acetaminophen 160 mg

(in each 5 mL
or 1 tsp)
Do not use under 2 months of age without consulting a physician
WeightAge
6-11 lbs0-3 mos1.25 mL1.25 mL
12-17 lbs4-11 mos2.5 mL2.5 mL
18-23 lbs12-23 mos3.75 mL3.75 mL

Tylenol - Children 24lbs - 95lbs


Do not use under 2 months of age without consulting a physician
DOSE: Every 4 hours as needed.
Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours.
Use this chart to determine the proper dose of TYLENOL for your patient. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.

  Infant's TYLENOL Oral Suspension

Active Ingredient:
Acetaminophen 160 mg

(in each 5 mL
or 1 tsp)
Children's TYLENOL Oral Suspension

Active Ingredient:
Acetaminophen 160 mg

(in each 5 mL
or 1 tsp)
Do not use under 2 months of age without consulting a physician
WeightAge
24-35 lbs2-3 yrs5 mL
(1 tsp)
5 mL
(1 tsp)
36-47 lbs4-5 yrs7.5 mL
(1 1/2 tsp)
48-59 lbs6-8 yrs10 mL
(2 tsp)
60-71 lbs9-10 yrs12.5 mL
(2 1/2 tsp)
72-95 lbs11 yrs15 mL
(3 tsp)

Benadryl

Child's weight (pounds)Liquid 12.5 mg/ 1 teaspoon (5ml)Chewable 12.5 mgTablets 25 mgCapsules 25 mg
20-24¾ (4ml)------
25-371tsp (5ml)1 tablet½ tablets--
38-491½ tsp (7.5ml)1½ tablets½ tablets--
50-992 tsp (10ml)2 tablets1 tablets1 capsule
100+--4 tablets2 tablets2 capsules

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