Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosing

For children older than 2 months of age only.

Dose is every 4-6 hours. Infants’ and Children’s Tylenol are the same dose; Infants’ comes with a syringe instead of a cup.

Select your child’s weight:

6-11 pounds
Dose 40 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 1.25 mL
Chewable 80 mg  N/A
Tylenol Jr 160 mg  N/A
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg   N/A
 
 
12-17 pounds
Dose 80 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 2.5 mL
Chewable 80 mg  1 tablet
Tylenol Jr 160 mg  N/A
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg    N/A
18-23 pounds
Dose 120 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 3.75 mL
Chewable 80 mg  1.5 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg  N/A
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg   N/A
24-35 pounds
Dose 160 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 5 mL
Chewable 80 mg 2 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg 1 tablet
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg N/A
36-47 pounds
Dose 240 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 7.5 mL
Chewable 80 mg  3 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg  1.5 tablets
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg   N/A
48-70 pounds
Dose 325 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 10 mL
Chewable 80 mg  4 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg  2 tablets
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg   1 tablet
71-95+ pounds
Dose 500 mg
Liquid (160 mg/5 mL) 15 mL
Chewable 80 mg (Children older than 3 years) 6 tablets
Tylenol Jr 160 mg (Children who can swallow pills) 3 tablets
Regular Strength Tylenol 325 mg (Older kids/teens) 1.5 tablets

Ibuprofen (Motrin/Advil) Dosing

For children older than 6 months of age only.

Dose is every 6-8 hours. Infants’ and Children’s Motrin are different dosages, please check the label carefully.

Select your child’s weight:

12-17 pounds
Dose 50 mg
Infant drops (50 mg/1.25 mL) 1.25 mL
Children’s liquid(100 mg/5 mL) 2.5 mL
Chewable 50 mg  N/A
Motrin Jr 100 mg  N/A
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg  N/A
18-23 pounds
Dose 75 mg
 Infant drops (50 mg/1.25 mL) 1.875 mL
Children’s liquid (100 mg/5 mL) 3.75 mL
Chewable 50 mg  1.5 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg  N/A
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg  N/A
24-35 pounds
Dose 100 mg
 Infant drops (50 mg/1.25 mL) 2.5 mL
Children’s liquid (100 mg/5 mL) 5 mL
Chewable 50 mg  2 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg  1 tablet
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg N/A
36-47 pounds
Dose 150 mg
Infant drops (50 mg/1.25 mL) 3.75 mL
Children’s liquid (100 mg/5 mL) 7.5 mL
Chewable 50 mg  3 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg  1.5 tablets
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg  N/A
48-70 pounds
Dose 200 mg
Infant drops (50 mg/1.25 mL) 5 mL
Children’s liquid (100 mg/5 mL) 10 mL
Chewable 50 mg  4 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg  2 tablets
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg  1 tablet
71-95+ pounds
Dose 300 mg
Infant drops (50 mg/1.25 mL) N/A
Children’s liquid (100 mg/5 mL) 15 mL
Chewable 50 mg  6 tablets
Motrin Jr 100 mg  3 tablets
Regular Strength Advil 200 mg  1.5 tablets

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Dosing

For children older than 2 years of age only.

Dose is every 6-8 hours.

Select your child’s weight:

20-24 pounds
Dose  10 mg
Solution 12.5 mg/5mL    4mL
Chewable 12.5 mg N/A
Tablet 25 mg N/A
Capsules 25 mg N/A
25-37 pounds
Dose  12.5 mg
Solution 12.5 mg/5mL    5mL
Chewable 12.5 mg  1 pill
Tablet 25 mg 0.5 pill
Capsules 25 mg N/A
38-49 pounds
Dose  18 mg
Solution 12.5 mg/5mL   7.5 mL
Chewable 12.5 mg  1.5 pills
Tablet 25 mg 0.5 pill
Capsules 25 mg N/A
50-99 pounds
Dose  25 mg
Solution 12.5 mg/5mL    10mL 
Chewable 12.5 mg   2 pills
Tablet 25 mg  1 pill
Capsules 25 mg  1 pill
100+ pounds
Dose  50 mg
Solution 12.5 mg/5mL   N/A
Chewable 12.5 mg   4 pills
Tablet 25 mg  2 pills
Capsules 25 mg   2 pills

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