Tylenol / Ibuprofen Dosing
    Tylenol Dosing    
       Weight

 Infant Drops

160 mg / 5 ml

     Children's Liquid

   (160 mg / 5 ml )

   Chewables

( 80 mg)

      Jr.  chewables (160 mg )
6-11 Lbs. 1.25 ml      
12 - 17 lbs. 2.5 ml 1/2 tsp. = 2.5 ml    
18 - 22 lbs. 3.75 ml 3/4 tsp. = 3.75 ml    
22 -33  lbs. 5 ml 1 tsp = 5.0 ml 2  
34 - 44 lbs.   1 1/2 tsp. = 7.5 ml 3  
45 - 55 lbs.   2 tsp. = 10 ml 4 2
56 - 66 lbs.   2 1/2 tsp. = 12.5 ml 5 2 1/2
66 - 77 lbs.   3 tsp. = 17.5 ml 6 3
88 lbs. +       4
 

 

 

Advil Dosing

   
Weight Infant Drops (50mg / 1.25 ml) Children's Liquid (100mg / 5 ml Chewables ( 50 mg ) Jr. chewables (100 mg )
12 - 17 lbs. 1.25 ml      
18 - 22 lbs. 1.875 ml      
22 - 33 lbs.   1 tsp = 5.0 ml 2  
34 - 44 lbs.   1 1/2 tsp. = 7.5 ml 3  
45 - 55 lbs.   2  tsp. = 10 ml 4 2
56 - 66 lbs.   2 1/2 tsp. = 12.5 ml 5 2 1/2
67 - 88 lbs.   3  1/2 tsp.   15 ml 6 3

We strongly advise that parents do not administer aspirin

to children less than 16 years of age, especially during

viral illnesses, due to the possibility of Reye syndrome.  

 We do not routinely recommend the practice of rotating

doses of Tylenol and Ibuprofen when a child has a fever.