Your Medicine Cabinet

 

  1. Tylenol: for fever and pain.
  2. Ibuprofen: for fever and pain
  3. Benadryl: for rash, itching
  4. Triple antibiotic ointment: for minior abrasions, bug bites, minor lacerations.

 

 

 

 

 

Benedryl Dosage Chart

 
20 lbs 12.5 mg or 1 tsp every 6-8 hrs
30 lbs 18.0 mg or 1 1/2 tsp every 6-8 hrs
35 lbs. 20.0 mg or  1 3/4 tsp every 6-8 hrs
40 lbs.  25.0 mg or 2 tsp every 6-8 hrs
45 lbs. 26.0 mg or 2 tsp every 6-8 hrs
50 lbs. 31.0 mg or 2 1/4 tsp every 6-8 hrs

Acetaminophen Tylenol Dosage Chart

Children's Tylenol® Dosing Chart
AGE GROUP
0-3
mos
4-11
mos
12-23
mos
2-3
yrs
4-5
yrs
6-8
yrs
9-10
yrs
11
yrs
12
yrs
 
WEIGHT
(if possible use weight to dose; otherwise use age) 6-11
lbs
12-17
lbs
18-23
lbs
24-35
lbs
36-47
lbs
48-59
lbs
60-71
lbs
72-95
lbs
96 lbs
and over
 
PRODUCT FORM
INGREDIENTS Dose to be administered based on weight or age **/* Maximum doses/24 hrs
Infants' Drops
in each (0.8 mL)                    
Concentrated Tylenol Infants' Drops
Acetaminophen 80 mg (0.4
mL) *
(0.8
mL) *
1.2 mL
(0.8 +
0.4 mL) *
1.6 mL
(0.8 +
0.8 mL)
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
5 times
in 24
hrs
Concentrated Tylenol Infants' Drops Plus Cold
Acetaminophen 80 mg
Pseudoephedrine HCl 7.5 mg
(0.4
mL) *
(0.8
mL) *
1.2 mL
(0.8 +
0.4 mL) *
1.6 mL
(0.8 +
0.8 mL)
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Concentrated Tylenol Infants' Drops Plus Cold & Cough
Acetaminophen 80 mg
Dextromethorphan
HBr 2.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 7.5 mg
(0.4 mL) * (0.8 mL) * 1.2 mL
(0.8 +
0.4 mL) *
1.6 mL
(0.8 +
0.8 mL)
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Liquids
Per 5 mL teaspoonful (TSP)                    
Children's Tylenol Suspension Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg   
--
1 / 2
TSP *
3 / 4
TSP *
1
TSP
1 1 / 2
TSP
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
5 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold Nighttime Suspension Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 1 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP **
3 / 4
TSP **
1
TSP **
1 1 / 2
TSP **
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold & Cough Suspension Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 1 mg
Dextromethorphan
HBr 5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP **
3 / 4
TSP **
1
TSP **
1 1 / 2
TSP **
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Flu Suspension Liquid **/*
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 1 mg
Dextromethorphan
HBr 7.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP **
3 / 4
TSP **
1
TSP **
1 1 / 2
TSP **
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold Daytime Suspension Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP *
3 / 4
TSP *
1
TSP
1 1 / 2
TSP
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold & Allergy Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Diphenhydramine
HCl 12.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP **
3 / 4
TSP **
1
TSP **
1 1 / 2
TSP **
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Simply Stuffy
Liquid
pseudoephedrine HCl 15 mg -- 1 / 2 tsp. * 3 / 4 tsp. * 1 tsp 1 1 / 2 tsp 2 tsp 2 1 / 2 tsp 3 tsp -- 4 times in 24 hours
Simply Cough Liquid
dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg -- 1 / 2 tsp * 3 / 4 tsp * 1 tsp 1 1 / 2 tsp 2 tsp 2 1 / 2 tsp 3 tsp -- 4 times in 24 hrs
Children's Tablets
Per tablet                    
Children's Tylenol Meltaways
Acetaminophen 80 mg   
--
  
--
  
--
2
tablets
3
tablets
4
tablets
5
tablets
6
tablets
  
--
5 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold Chewable Tablets
Acetaminophen 80 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 0.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 7.5 mg
  
--
  
--
  
--
2  
tablets **
3  
tablets **
4
tablets
5
tablets
6
tablets
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold & Cough Chewable Tablets
Acetaminophen 80 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 0.5 mg
Dextromethorphan
HBr 2.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 7.5 mg
  
--
  
--
  
--
2  
tablets **
3  
tablets **
4
tablets
5
tablets
6
tablets
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
JR Tylenol Meltaways
Acetaminophen 160 mg   
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
2
tablets
2 1 / 2
tablets
3
tablets
4
tablets
5 times
in 24
hrs
**/* All products may be dosed every 4 hours, if needed; except for Children's Tylenol Flu which is dosed every 6-8 hrs, if needed.
* Under 2 years (under 24 lbs), consult a doctor.
** Under 6 years (under 48 lbs), consult a doctor
·Infants' Tylenol Drops are more concentrated than Children's Tylenol Liquids. The Infants' Concentrated Drops have been specifically designed for use only with enclosed dropper. Do not use any other dosing device with this product. Shake well before using; fill to prescribed level and dispense liquid slowly into child's mouth, toward inner cheek. Use original bottle cap or dropper to maintain child resistance.
·Children's Tylenol Liquids are less concentrated than Infants' Tylenol Concentrated Drops. The Children's Tylenol Liquids have been specifically designed for use with the enclosed measuring cup. Use only enclosed measuring cup to dose this product. Shake well before using.
·Children's Tylenol Meltaways Tablets are not the same concentration as Junior Strength Tylenol Meltaways Tablets; dissolve in mouth or chew before swallowing.
·Junior Strength Tylenol Meltaways Tablets and Caplets contain twice as much medicine as Children's Tylenol Meltaways Tablets; dissolve in mouth or chew before swallowing.

 

 

 

Motrin / Advil (Ibuprofen)
**Should only be given after the child reaches 6 months of age

 

Weight:
Milligram
Dosage
Drops
50mg/1.25ml
Children's Liquid
100mg/5ml
Chewable Tablets
50mg each
Junior Strength
Caps or Chews
100mg each
17-21 lbs
75 mg
1 syringe (1.875ml)
3/4 tsp (3.75 ml)
Do Not Give
Do Not Give
22-26 lbs
100 mg
1 1/3 syringe (1.875ml + 0.625ml)
1 tsp (5ml)
2 Tablets
1 Tablet
27-32 lbs
125 mg
1 2/3 syringe (1.875ml + 1.25ml)
1 1/4 tsp (6.25ml)
2 1/2 Tablets
1 Tablet
33-37 lbs
150 mg
2 syringes (2 x 1.875ml)
1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml)
3 Tablets
1 1/2 Tablet
38-42 lbs
175 mg
2 1/3 syringes (2 x 1.875ml + 0.625ml)
1 3/4 (8.75ml)
3 1/2 Tablets
1 1/2 Tablet
43-53 lbs
200 mg
2 2/3 syringes (2 x 1.875ml + 1.25ml)
2 tsp (10ml)
4 Tablets
2 Tablets
54-64 lbs
250 mg
Use Liquid or Tablets
2 1/2 tsp (12.5ml)
5 Tablets
2 1/2 Tablets
65-75 lbs
300 mg
Use Liquid or Tablets
3 tsp (15ml)
6 Tablets
3 Tablets
78-86 lbs
350 mg
Use Liquid or Tablets
3 1/2 tsp (17.5ml)
7 Tablets
3 1/2 Tablets
87-95 lbs
400 mg
Use Liquid or Tablets
4 tsp (20ml)
8 Tablets
4 Tablets
> 95 lbs
 
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