Naomi Sato, M.D. and Robyn Kimura, M.D., Pediatrics

900 Florin Road, Suite B
Sacramento, California 95831
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(916) 421-8245

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosing Chart
CHECK THE CONCENTRATION (MG/ML) AND TYPE OF MEDICINE ON THE BOTTLE YOU ARE USING
BEFORE DOSING YOUR CHILD

Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

 

Infants Acetaminophen Suspension

160mg/5ml

Children’s Acetaminophen

Suspension

160mg/5ml

Children’s Acetaminophen Soft Chewable Tablets

Junior Strength Acetaminophen Chewable Tablets

Dose

 

milliliter(ml)

milliliter (ml) OR teaspoon (tsp)

80mg tablet

160mg tablet

Weight

Age

Use dropper provided

Use dosing cup provided

 

 

6-11 lbs

0-3 mos

1.25 ml

1.25 ml (1/4 tsp)

N/A

N/A

12-17 lbs

4-11 mos

2.5 ml

2.5 ml ( tsp)

N/A

N/A

18-23 lbs

12-23mos

3.75 ml

3.75 ml (3/4 tsp)

N/A

N/A

24-35 lbs

2-3 yrs

5 ml

5 ml (1 tsp)

2

N/A

36-47 lbs

4-5yrs

7.5 ml

7.5 ml (1 tsp)

3

N/A

48-59 lbs

6-8 yrs

10 ml

10 ml (2 tsp)

4

2

60-71 lbs

9-10 yrs

12.5 ml

12.5 ml (2 tsp)

5

2.5

72-95 lbs

11 yrs

15 ml

15 ml (3 tsp)

6

3

96 lbs or greater

12 yrs and over

N/A

20 ml (4 tsp)

N/A

4

 

 

May repeat dose every 4 hours. Do not give more than 5 times daily

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