• Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dose Table

    Child's weight (pounds)6-1112-1718-2324-3536-4748-5960-7172-9596+lbsLiquid 160 mg/ 5 milliliters (mL)1.252.53.7557.51012.51520mLLiquid 160 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp)--½¾11½22½34tspChewable 160 mg tablets------11½22½34tabsAdult 325 mg tablets----------111½2tabsAdult 500 mg tablets--------------11tabWhen to Use: Treatment of fever and pain.Caution: Acetaminophen (Tylenol) can be found in many prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Read the labels to be sure your child is not getting it from 2 products. If you have questions, call

  • Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Dose Table

    Child's weight (pounds)20-2425-3738-4950-99100+lbs.Liquid 12.5 mg/ 5 milliliters (mL)457.51020mLLiquid 12.5 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp)¾11½24tspChewable 12.5 mg--11½24tabletsTablets 25 mg--½½12tabletsCapsules 25 mg------12capsWhen to Use. Treatment of allergic reactions, nasal allergies, hives and itching.Table Notes:Age Limits. For allergies, don't use under 1 year of age. Reason: it causes most babies to be sleepy. For colds, not advised at any age. Reason: no proven benefits

  • Chlorpheniramine Dose Table

    Child's weight (pounds) 22-32 33-43 44-54 55-65 66-76 77-87 88+ lbs Liquid 2 mg/ 5 milliliters (mL) 2.5 4 5 5 7.5 7.5 10 mL Liquid 2 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp) ½ ¾ 1 1 1½ 1½ 2 tsp Tablets 4 mg -- -- ½ ½ ½ 1 1 tablet When to Use. For allergic reactions, nasal allergies, hives and

  • Dextromethorphan Dose Table

    Child's weight (pounds) 30-47 48-63 64-79 80-95 96-129 130+ lbs Liquid 5 mg/ 5 milliliters (mL) 5 7.5 10 12.5 15 -- mL Liquid 5 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp) 1 1½ 2 2½ 3 -- tsp Liquid 7.5 mg/ 5 milliliters (mL) -- 5 5 7.5 10 15 mL Liquid 7.5 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp) -- 1 1 1½ 2

  • Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) Dose Table

    Child's weight (pounds) 12-17 18-23 24-35 36-47 48-59 60-71 72-95 96+ lbs Infant Drops 50 mg/ 1.25 mL 1.25 1.875 2.5 3.75 5 -- -- -- mL Liquid 100 mg/ 5 milliliters (mL) 2.5 3.75 5 7.5 10 12.5 15 20 mL Liquid 100 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp) ½ ¾ 1 1½ 2 2½ 3 4 tsp Chewable 100 mg

  • Cetirizine (Zyrtec) Dose Table

    Child's AGE (years)2-56-1112+yearsLiquid 5 mg/ 5 mL2.5510mLLiquid 5 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp)½12tspChewable 5 mg tablets--12tabletsTablets 10 mg----1tabletWhen to Use. Treatment of nasal or eye allergies, hives, itching and other allergic symptoms.Table Notes:Age Limits. For allergies, don't use under 2 years of age. Reason: not FDA approved. For colds, not advised at any age. Reason: no proven benefits.Dose. Find the child's

  • Loratadine (Claritin) Dose Table

    Child's AGE (years)2-56-1112+yearsLiquid 5 mg/ 5 milliliters (mL)2.5510mLLiquid 5 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp)½12tspChewable 5 mg tablets--12tabletsTablets 10 mg----1tabletWhen to Use. Treatment of nasal or eye allergies, hives, itching and other allergic symptoms.Table Notes:Age Limits. For allergies, don't use under 2 years of age. Reason: not FDA approved. For colds, not advised at any age. Reason: no proven benefits.Dose. Find the