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Acetaminophen Dosage for Infants and Children

Children's medicines are formulated to deliver the right amount of medicine to your little one. No matter the medicine or brand, always read and follow the label on the bottle before giving a dosage.

Only the dosing device provided with the product should be used to measure the proper amount of medicine.

Do not use more than one product containing acetaminophen at the same time. Ask your healthcare professional about dosages for children under 2 years of age.

For more information on administering children's medication, see our guide below or ask your pediatrician.

If possible, use weight to dose, otherwise use age. Do not exceed more than five doses in 24 hours.

If your child is under 2 years of age, be sure to ask your doctor for the right dose.

CHILD'S WEIGHT & AGE
UNDER 2 YEARS
24-35 lbs
2-3 Years
36-47 lbs
4-5 Years
48-59 lbs
6-8 Years
60-71 lbs
9-10 Years
72-95 lbs
11 Years
INFANTS' TYLENOL® SUSPENSION LIQUID
160 MG/5ML
If your child is under 2 years of age, be sure to ask your doctor for the right dose.
Weight24-35 lbs
Age2-3 Years

5mL
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CHILDREN'S TYLENOL® SUSPENSION LIQUID
160 MG/5ML
Weight24-35 lbs
Age2-3 Years
5mL (1 tsp)
5mL (1 tsp)
Weight36-47 lbs
Age4-5 Years
7.5mL (1½ tsp)
7.5mL (1½ tsp)
Weight48-59 lbs
Age6-8 Years
10mL (2 tsp)
10mL (2 tsp)
Weight60-71 lbs
Age9-10 Years
12.5mL (2½ tsp)
12.5mL (2½ tsp)
Weight72-95 lbs
Age11 Years
15mL (3 tsp)
15mL (3 tsp)
ml = milliliters     tsp = teaspoonful
Infants' TYLENOL® Oral Suspension

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