The pediatricians at Pediatrics 5280 have provided these Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin (ibuprofen) dosage charts to help parents care for their children. If you have questions about what dosage to give your child or would like to schedule an appointment, call our pediatric office in Centennial or Castle Rock at (303) 779-5437 today!
|Infant/Children’s Suspension |
|Jr Strength Chewable |
|Tylenol Adult |
|6-11 lbs||40 mg||1.25 ml|
|12-17 lbs||80 mg||2.5 ml|
|18-23 lbs||120 mg||3.75 ml|
|24-29 lbs||160 mg||5 ml||1 tablet|
|30-35 lbs||200 mg||6.25 ml|
|36-41 lbs||240 mg||7.5 ml||1.5 tablets|
|42-47 lbs||280 mg||8.75 ml|
|48-71 lbs||320 mg||10 ml||2 tablets||1 tablet|
|72-95 lbs||480mg||3 tablets||1.5 tablet|
Please note: One dose lasts 4 hours. Do not give >6 doses in 24 hours.
| Infant’s Ibuprofen Concentrated Drops|
| Children’s Ibuprofen Suspension |
| Children’s Soft Chewable Tablets|
| Junior Strength Chewable Tablets|
|12-17 lbs||50mg||1=(1.25 mL)|
|18-23 lbs||75mg||1 ½=(1.875 mL)|
|24-35 lbs||100mg||2=(2.5 mL)||5 ml||2|
|36-47 lbs||150mg||7.5 ml||3|
|48-59 lbs||200mg||10 ml||4||2||1|
|60-71 lbs||250mg||12.5 ml||5||2 ½|
|72-95 lbs||300mg||15 ml||6||3||1.5|
Please Note: One dose lasts 6-8 hours. Do not give >4 doses in 24 hours. Not to be used under 6 months.
- Aspirin should not be used in children to treat fever or pain.