Dosing for TYLENOL® Children’s & Infants’ Medicine

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 dose.

For more information on administering TYLENOL® Children's & Infants’ medication, see our guide below or ask your pediatrician.

ACETAMINOPHEN 160MG / 5ML

Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours

Weight
(LBS)
Age
(YEARS)
DOSING
PER 4 HOURS
< 24
LBS
< 2
YEARS
ASK A
DOCTOR
24-35
LBS
2-3
YEARS

5ML

ACETAMINOPHEN 160MG / 5ML

Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours

Weight
(LBS)
Age
(YEARS)
DOSING
PER 4 HOURS
< 24
LBS
< 2
YEARS
ASK A
DOCTOR
24-35
LBS
2-3
YEARS

5ML
36-47
LBS
4-5
YEARS

7.5ML
48-59
LBS
6-8
YEARS

10ML
60-71
LBS
9-10
YEARS

12.5ML
72-95
LBS
11
YEARS

15ML

ACETAMINOPHEN 160MG / TABLET

Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours

Weight
(LBS)
Age
(YEARS)
DOSING
PER 4 HOURS
< 24
LBS
< 2
YEARS
ASK A
DOCTOR
24-35
LBS
2-3
YEARS

1 TABLET
36-47
LBS
4-5
YEARS

1 ½ TABLETS
48-59
LBS
6-8
YEARS

2 TABLETS
60-71
LBS
9-10
YEARS

2 ½ TABLETS
72-95
LBS
11
YEARS

3 TABLETS

ACETAMINOPHEN 160MG / PACKET

Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours

Weight
(LBS)
Age
(YEARS)
DOSING
PER 4 HOURS
< 48
LBS
< 6
YEARS
DO NOT USE
48-59
LBS
6-8
YEARS

2 PACKETS
60-71
LBS
9-10
YEARS

2 PACKETS
72-95
LBS
11
YEARS

3 PACKETS

ACETAMINOPHEN 160MG / 5ML

CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE 1MG / 5ML

DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBr 5MG / 5ML

PHENYLEPHRINE HCl 2.5MG / 5ML

Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours

Weight
(LBS)
Age
(YEARS)
DOSING
PER 4 HOURS
< 36
LBS
< 4
YEARS
DO NOT USE
36-47
LBS
4-5
YEARS
ASK A
DOCTOR
48-95
LBS
6-11
YEARS

10ML

ACETAMINOPHEN 160MG / 5ML

CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE 1MG / 5ML

DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBr 5MG / 5ML

Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours

Weight
(LBS)
Age
(YEARS)
DOSING
PER 4 HOURS
< 36
LBS
< 4
YEARS
DO NOT USE
36-47
LBS
4-5
YEARS
ASK A
DOCTOR
48-95
LBS
6-11
YEARS

10ML

ACETAMINOPHEN 160MG / 5ML

DEXTROMETHORPHAN HBr 5MG / 5ML

Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours

Weight
(LBS)
Age
(YEARS)
DOSING
PER 4 HOURS
< 36
LBS
< 4
YEARS
DO NOT USE
36-47
LBS
4-5
YEARS

5ML
48-95
LBS
6-11
YEARS

10ML

Always read and follow the label. If possible, use weight to dose, otherwise use age.

Do not exceed more than five doses in 24 hours. Do not use more than one product containing acetaminophen at the same time.

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

Ask your healthcare professional about dosages for children under 2 years of age.


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