Tylenol Table (Acetaminophen) revised dosing standards

Suspension 160mg/5 ml

4-11 mo.

12-23

2-3 yr.

4-5 yr.

6-8 yr.

9-10 yr.

11-12 yr.

Weight (lbs)

12-17

18-23

24-35

36-47

48-47

60-71

72-95

Dose in mg

80

120

160

240

320

400

480

Teaspoon

1/2

3/4

1

11/2

2

21/2

3

 1/4 tsp = 1.25 mL    1/2 tsp = 2.50 mL     3/4 tsp = 3.75 mL     1 tsp = 5.00 mL

Chewable Tablets

Age in Yrs

1-2

2-3

4-5

6-8

9-10

11-12

Weight (lbs)

18-23

24-35

36-47

48-59

60-71

72-95

Dose in mg

120

160

240

320

400

480

Tablets

11/2

2

3

4

5

6

 

Usual dosage: Dose may be repeated 4-5 times daily. Do not exceed 5 doses in 24 hours.

You can give Tylenol without hesitation with any illness or medication.

 

Visual Chart with pictures to explain syringe and cup use.