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Dosage Charts

Always use the dispenser that comes with the product. Never a kitchen teaspoon. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.

Prescription Requests & Information

Prescriptions are now sent automatically to the pharmacy of your choice. Please call your pharmacy to request a refill. If you believe your child is in need of a new prescription or a refill please call us today or fill out the form below. Always use the dispenser that comes with the product. Never a kitchen teaspoon. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.

CHILDREN’S ACETAMINOPHEN DOSAGE CHART

Note: 1 teaspoon = 5 ml

      Age/Weight   Infant’s or Children’s Acetaminophen Liquid (160mg/5ml}   Children’s Acetaminophen Chewable Tablets (80 mg tablets)   Junior Strength Acetaminophen Chewable Tablets (160 mg tablets)   Adult Strength Acetaminophen Tablets (325 mg tablets)
2-4 months 8-11 lbs.   1.25ml
4-11 months 12-17 lbs.   2.5 ml
12-23 months 18-23 lbs.   3.75 ml
2-3 years 24-35 lbs.   5 ml   2 tablets
4-5 years 36-47 lbs.   7.5 ml   3 tablets
6-8 years 48-59 lbs.   10ml   4 tablets   2 tablets   1 tablet
9-10 years 60-71 lbs.   12.5 ml   5 tablets   2½ tablets   1 tablet
11 years 72-95 lbs   15 ml   6 tablets   3 tablets   1½ tablets
12 years+ 96 lbs.+   4 tablets   2 tablets

BENADRYL® (Diphenhydramine) DOSAGE CHART

*Benadryl is equally effective as brand name or generic.

Make sure there is no other active ingredient combined with it.

Age
Weight
Benadryl Allergy Liquid 12.5mg/5ml ChewableTabs or Melt strips                 12.5 mg Tablet or Capsules 25 mg
Under 3 months of age Consult your doctor Consult your doctor Consult your doctor
4-11 months 12-17 lbs 1.25 ml
12-23 months 18-23 lbs 2.5 ml
2-3 years 24-35 lbs 3.75 ml
4-5 years 36-47 lbs 5 ml 1 tablet
6-8 years 48-59 lbs 7.5 ml 1 1/2 tablets
9-10 years 60-71 lbs 10 ml 2 tablets 1 capsule
11 year olds 72-95 lbs 3 tablets 1 capsule
12+ 96+ lbs 4 tablets 2 capsules

CHILDREN’S IBUPROFEN DOSAGE CHART

Age/ Weight Infants’ Drops  (50 mg/ 1.25ml) Liquid (100mg/5ml) Children’s Chewable Tablets (50mg tablets) Junior Strength Chewable Tablets (50m tablets) Adult Strength Tablets (200mg Tablets)
6-11 months 13-17 lbs. 1.25ml 2.5 ml
12-23 months 18-23 lbs. 1.875ml
2-3 years 24-35 lbs. 2.5 ml 5 ml 2 tablets
4-5 years 36-47 lbs. 7.5 ml 3 tablets
6-8 years 48-59 lbs. 10ml 4 tablets 2 tablets
9-10 years 60-71 lbs. 12.5 ml 5 tablets 2½ tablets
11-12 years 72-95 lbs. 15 ml 6 tablets 3 tablets 1 to 2 tablets
12 years+ 96 lbs.+ 2 tablets

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