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Note: Ibuprofen is ONLY recommended for children six months of age and older.

Text Box: METROPOLITAN PEDIATRIC GROUP 
704 PALISADE AVE, TEANECK, NJ 07666 201-836-4301
570 PIERMONT RD, CLOSTER, NJ 07624 201-768-8811

Metropolitan Pediatric Group, Pediatricians, Teaneck & Closter, NJ, Bergen Co 

704 Palisade Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666 201-836-4301

570 Piermont Road, Closter, NJ 07624 201-768-8811

Tylenol (Acetaminophen)

Every 4 Hours – as needed

Weight (lbs.)

Oral Suspension (160mg/5ml)

Children's Meltaways (80mg)

Junior Meltaways (160mg)

6-11

1.25 ml 40mg

 

 

12-17

2.50 ml 80mg

 

 

18-23

3.75 ml 120mg

 

 

24-35

5ml (1 teaspoon) 160mg

2 tabs

1 tab

36-47

1.5 teaspoons (7.5 ml)

3 tabs

1.5 tabs

48-59

2 teaspoons (10 ml)

4 tabs

2 tabs

60-71

2.5 teaspoons (12.5 ml)

5 tabs

2.5 tabs

72-83

3 teaspoons (15 ml)

6 tabs

3 tabs

84-95

3.5 teaspoons (17.5 ml)

7 tabs

3.5 tabs

95+

4 teaspoons (20 ml)

8 tabs

4 tabs

Motrin/Advil (Ibuprofen)

Every 6 Hours – as needed

 

Weight (lbs.)

Infant Drops (50mg/1.25ml)

Children's Liquid (100mg/5ml)

Children's Chewables (50mg)

Children's Chewables (100mg)

11-16

1.25 ml

1/2 teaspoon

(2.50 ml)

 

 

17-21

1.875 ml

3/4 teaspoon

(3.75 ml)

 

 

22-32

2.5 ml

1 teaspoon

(5ml)

2 tabs

1 tab

33-43

3.75 ml

1.5 teaspoons

(7.5 ml)

3 tabs

1.5 tabs

44-54

 

2 teaspoons

(10 ml)

4 tabs

2 tabs

55-65

 

2.5 teaspoons

(12.5 ml)

5 tabs

2.5 tabs

66-76

 

3 teaspoons

(15 ml)

6 tabs

3 tabs

77-87

 

3.5 teaspoons

(17.5 ml)

7 tabs

3.5 tabs

88+

 

4 teaspoons

(20 ml)

8 tabs

4 tabs