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Below are pediatric dosing charts for both Acetaminophen (Tylenol) and Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil). This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult our office, if you have any questions or concerns by calling (405) 321-5114.

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosing Chart
Child's Weight (pounds) 6-11  12-17  18-23  24-35  36-47  48-59  60-71  72-95  96+  lbs 
Syrup:
160 mg/5 mL (1 tsp) 
1.25  2.5  3.75  7.5  10  12.5  15  20  ml 
Syrup:
160 mg/1 teaspoon 
--  1/2  3/4  1 1/2  2 1/2  tsp 
Chewable
80 mg tablets 
--  --  1 1/2  tabs 
Chewable
160 mg tablets 
--  --  -- 1 1/2  2 1/2  tabs 
Adult
325 mg tablets 
--  --  --  --  --  1 1/2  2 tabs 
Adult
500 mg tablets 
--  --  --  --  --  --  --  tabs

Don't use under 12 weeks of age. Doses may be given every 4 to 6 hours as needed or as directed by your provider. You must not exceed 5 doses in a 24 hour period.

If your child is less than 8 weeks old and has a rectal temperature of 100.4°F or greater, please call our office at (405) 321-5114. 

Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) Dosing Chart
Child's Weight (pounds)  12-17  18-23 24-35 36-47 48-59  60-71  72-95 96+ lbs 
Liquid
100 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp)
½ ¾ 1  1½ 2 3 4 tsp
Liquid
100 mg/ 5 milliliters (ml)
2.5 4 5 7.5 10 12.5 15 20 ml
Chewable
50 mg. tablets
-- -- 2 4 5 6 8 tabs
Junior-strength
100 mg tablets 
-- -- -- -- 2 3 4 tabs
Adult
200 mg. tablets
-- -- -- -- 1 1 2 tabs

Don't use Ibuprofen under 6 months of age unless directed by doctor. Repeat every 6-8 hours as needed or as directed by doctor. 

Pediatric Dosage Charts

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