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Children's Tylenol and Ibuprofen dose chart

There are many different strengths and brands of acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Dosages below represent the concentration of 160 mg per 5 ml.   Also DO NOT give more frequently than recommended: (every 4 hours for Tylenol, max of 5 doses in 24 hours)(every 6 hours for Ibuprofen). You can give acetaminophen (Tylenol) at the same time as Ibuprofen ( Advil, Motrin) but give on a 6 hour schedule (don't alternate - Too easy to get off track and overdose).

Age
Average Weight
0-3 Months
6-11 Lbs
4-11 Months
12-17 Lbs
12-23 Months
18-23 Lbs
2Years-12 Years
23-95 Lbs
>12 Years
> 95 Lbs
Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
Infant Drops
 1.25 ml 2.5 ml 3.75 ml  
Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
Childrens Liquid
1/2 tsp every 4-6 hrs 3/4 tsp every 4-6 hrs Dose per
weight on bottle
Adult dose
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
Infant Drops
  1.25 ml every 6-8 hrs 1.875 ml every 6-8 hrs
Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)
Childrens Liquid
      Dose per
weight on bottle
Adult Dose