PYAM offices will be closed from 10AM to 1PM on Wednesday November 15th for the funeral of Dr Terence Coyne.

Dosage

Acetaminophen Dosage (For Fever and Pain)

Child’s weight (lb) more than 7 14 21 28 42 56 84 112
Total Amount (mg) 40 80 120 160 240 325 458 650
Drops (80 mg per dropper) 0.5 1 1.5 2.0 3.0
Syrup 160 mg/5 mL (1 tsp) 0.5 0.75 10. 1.5 2.0 2.5 4.0
Chewable 80 mg tablets 1.5 2.0 3.0 4.0 5.0-6.0 8.0
Chewable 160 mg tablets 1.0 1.5 2.0 3.0 4.0
Adult 325 mg tablets 1.0 1.0-1.5 2.0

 Ibuprofen Dosage (For Fever and Pain)

Child’s weight (lb) more than 12 18 24 36 48 60 72 96
Total Amount (mg) 50 75 100 150 200 250 300 400
Drops (50 mg per dropper) 1.0 1.5 2.0 3.0 4.0
Liquid 100 mg/5 mL (1 tsp) 0.5 0.75 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 4.0
Chewable 50 mg tablets 2 3 4 5 6 8
Adult 200 mg tablets 1 1 1.5 2.0