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OTC Dosage
Over the Counter Medicine Dosages

For children under the age of 2 years, a health care profession should be consulted. Please read all warnings and labels on the product before administering dosage.

Tylenol - Infants Concentrated Drops: 80 mg/0.8 ml
(Every 4 to 6 hours as needed)

WEIGHT (in pounds) AGE(in months) DROPPERFUL
6-11 lbs 0-3 mos 1/2 (0.4 ml)
12-17 lbs 4-11 mos 1 (0.8 ml)
18-23 lbs 12-23 months 1&1/2 (0.8 + 0.4 ml)
24-35 lbs 24-36 months 2 (0.8ml+0.8 ml)

Tylenol - Childrens Suspension Liguid/Elixir: 160 mg/5 ml
(Every 4 to 6 hours as needed)

WEIGHT (in pounds) AGE(in months/years) DOSAGE (in tsp)
12-17 lbs 4-11 mos 1/2 tsp
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 3/4 tsp
24-35 lbs 24-36 mos 1 tsp
36-47 lbs 4-5 years 1 & 1/2 tsp
48-59 lbs 6-8 years 2 tsp
60-71 lbs 9-10 years 2 1/2 tsp
72-95 lbs 11 years 3 tsp

Tylenol - Childrens Soft Chews Chewable Tablets: 80 mg each
(Every 4 to 6 hours as needed)

WEIGHT (in pounds) AGE(in years) DOSAGE (in tablets)
24-35 lbs 2-3 years 2 tablets
36-47 lbs 4-5 years 3 tablets
48-59 lbs 6-8 years 4 tablets
60-71 lbs 9-10 years 5 tablets
72-95 lbs 11 years 6 tablets

Tylenol - Junior Strength Chewable Tablets/Caplets: 160 mg each
(Every 4 to 6 hours as needed)

WEIGHT (in pounds) AGE(in years) DOSAGE (in tablets)
48-59 lbs 6-8 years 2 tablets
60-71 lbs 9-10 years 2 & 1/2 tablets
72-95 lbs 11 years 3 tablets
96 lbs & over 12 years 4 tablets

MOTRIN Oral Drops: 50 mg/1.25 ml (one dropperful)
(Every 6 to 8 hours as needed)

WEIGHT (in pounds) AGE(in years) DROPPERFUL
12-17 lbs 6-11 mos 1 dropperful
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 1 & 1/2 dropperfuls
24-35 lbs 24-36 mos 2 dropperfuls

MOTRIN Suspension: 100 mg/5 ml
(Every 6 to 8 hours as needed)

WEIGHT (in pounds) AGE(in months/years) DOSAGE (in tsp)
12-17 lbs 6-11 mos 1/2 tsp
18-23 lbs 12-23 mos 1 tsp
24-35 lbs 2-3 years 1 & 1/2 tsp
36-47 lbs 4-5 years 2 tsp
48-59 lbs 6-8 years 2 & 1/2 tsp
60-71 lbs 9-10 years 3 tsp
72-95 lbs 11 years 4 tsp

MOTRIN Chewable Tablets: 100 mg each
(Every 6 to 8 hours as needed)

WEIGHT (in pounds) AGE(in years) DOSAGE (in tsp)
18-23 lbs 1-2 years 1 tablet
24-35 lbs 2-3 years 1 & 1/2 tablet
36-47 lbs 4-5 years 2 tablets
48-59 lbs 6-8 years 2 1/2 tablets
60-71 lbs 9-10 years 3 tablets
72-95 lbs 11 years 4 tablets

BENADRYL
(Every 6 hours as needed)

WEIGHT (in pounds) DOSAGE (in tablets)
10 lbs 1/2 tsp
20 lbs 3/4 tsp
25 lbs 1 tsp
35 lbs 1 1/2 tsp
40 lbs & over 2 tsp

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