It is likely that your child will require pain/fever medication, such as Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen during their development. We advise that, when dosing your child’s medication, you adhere to the following charts below. Be sure to scroll within the chart to find exactly what info you need!

Tylenol® (Acetaminophen)

Administer every 4-6 hours, as needed for pain/fever.
Please contact us if you plan to administer to a child under 3 months old. Always check the labeling on your medication before dosing.
Child’s WeightChild’s AgeInfant’s/Children’s SuspensionChewable TabletsJunior StrengthsRegular Strengths
160mg/ 5ml80mg160mg325mg
6-11 lbs1-3 months1/4 tsp (1.25ml)N/AN/AN/A
12-17 lbs4-11 months1/2 tsp (2.5ml)N/AN/AN/A
18-23 lbs12-23 months3/4 tsp (3.75ml)N/AN/AN/A
24-35 lbs2-3 yrs1 tsp (5ml)2 ChewablesN/AN/A
36-47 lbs4-5 yrs1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml)3 Chewables1 1/2 TabletsN/A
48-59 lbs6-8 yrs2 tsp (10ml)4 Tablets2 Tablets1 Tablet
60-71 lbs9-10 yrs2 1/2 tsp (12.5ml)5 Tablets2 1/2 Tablets1 Tablet
72-95 lbs11 yrs3 tsp (15ml)6 Tablets3 Tablets1 1/2 Tablets
96+ lbs12 yrsN/AN/A4 Tablets2 Tablets

Advil®/Motrin® (Ibuprofen)

Administer every 6-8 hours, as needed for pain/fever.
Please contact us if you plan to administer to a child under 6 months old. Always check the labeling on your medication before dosing.
Child’s WeightChild’s AgeInfant DropsChildren’s SuspensionChildren’s ChewablesJunior Strength ChewablesJunior Strength Swallow TabletsRegular Strength Tablets
50mg/1.25ml100mg/5ml50mg100mg100mg200mg
12-17 lbs6-11 months1.25ml1/2 tspN/AN/AN/AN/A
18-23 lbs12-23 months1.87ml3/4 tspN/AN/AN/AN/A
24-35 lbs2-3 yrsN/A1 tsp2 ChewablesN/AN/AN/A
36-47 lbs4-5 yrsN/A1 1/2 tsp3 ChewablesN/AN/AN/A
48-59 lbs6-8 yrsN/A2 tsp4 Chewables2 Tablets2 Tablets1 Tablets
60-71 lbs9-10 yrsN/A2 1/2 tsp5 Chewables2 1/2 Tablets2 Tablets1 Tablets
72-95 lbs11 yrsN/A3 tsp6 Chewables3 Tablets3 Chewables1-2 Tablets