You can give a dose every 4 hours. If less than 2 months old, do not give without talking with your doctor!
Make sure that you dose the medications using the dropper or cup that came with it. DO NOT USE HOUSEHOLD TEASPOONS WHICH CAN VARY IN SIZE.
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Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Liquid and Tablet/Caplet Dosing Chart
|CHILDREN'S LIQUID SUSPENSION|
|0-3 MONTHS||6-11 LBS||1.25 ML||1.25 ML|
|4-11 MONTHS||12-17 LBS||2.5 ML||2.5 ML|
|12-23 MONTHS||18-23 LBS||3.75 ML||3.75 ML|
|2-3 YEARS||24-35 LBS||5.0 ML||5.0 ML||1 TAB|
|4-5 YEARS||36-47 LBS||7.5 ML||1 1/2 TABS|
|6-8 YEARS||48-59 LBS||10.0 ML||2 TABS||1 TAB|
|9-10 YEARS||60-71 LBS||12.5 ML||2 1/2 TABS||1 TAB|
|11 YEARS||72-95 LBS||15.0 ML||3 TABS||1 1/2 TABS|
|12 YEARS AND OLDER||96 LBS AND UP||20.0 ML||4 TABS||2 TABS|
Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Suppository Dosing Chart
|0-3 Months||6-11 LBS||1/2 suppository every 6 hours as needed|
|4-11 months||12-17 LBS||1 suppository every 6 hours|
|12-23 months||18-23 LBS||1 1/2 suppositories every 4-6 hours||1 suppository every 4-6 hours|
|2-3 years||24-35 LBS||2 suppositories every 4-6 hours||1 1/2 suppositories every 4-6 hours|
|4-5 years||36-47 LBS||3 suppositories every 4-6 hours||2 suppositories every 4-6 hours|
|6-8 years||48-59 LBS||1 suppository every 4-6 hours|
|9-10 years||60-71 LBS||1 1/2 suppositories every 4-6 hours|
|11-12 years||72-93 LBS||1 1/2 suppositories every 4-6 hours|
|12 years and up||96 LBS AND UP||2 suppositories every 4-6 hours|
(Tylenol is also known as acetaminophen, Feverall® or Tempra® – to know for sure, look for acetaminophen in the active ingredients on the label)
* Please note that doses are recommended by weight and age for normal healthy children, if your child has a chronic condition, especially disease of the liver or kidneys, or bleeding of the stomach or intestines, or you are in doubt, please contact your physician.