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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children

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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Sky Ridge

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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children — Aurora

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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children — Centennial Medical Plaza

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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children — North Suburban

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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children — Rose

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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children — Swedish

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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children — Swedish Belmar ER

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Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children — Swedish Southwest ER

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Acetaminophen & Ibuprofen Dosing Charts

Acetaminophen* Dosing Chart

Weight
(pounds)
Weight
(kilogram)
Children's Liquid
(160mg/5mL)
Children's Dissolve Tabs
(80mg tabs)
12-17 lbs 5.5-7.9 kg 2.5 mL (1/2 teaspoon)
18-23 lbs 8-10.9 kg 3.7 mL (3/4 teaspoon)
24-35 lbs 11-15.9 kg 5 mL (1 teaspoon) 2 tabs (160 mg)
36-47 lbs 16-20.9 kg 7.5 mL (1.5 teaspoons) 3 tabs (240 mg)
48-59 lbs 21-26.5 kg 10 mL (2 teaspoons) 4 tabs (320 mg)
60-71 lbs 26.6-32.2 kg 12.5 mL (2.5 teaspoons) 5 tabs (400 mg)

NOT recommended for babies less than 2 months old. Give every 4-6 hours as needed for fever or pain. NOTE: Certain concentrations (mg/mL) of acetaminophen are being phased out. Please be sure to check the concentration on the bottle of acetaminophen before dosing.

*For example, Tylenol®

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Acetaminophen Tylenol Dosing Chart for Children

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Dosis de Acetaminofen


Ibuprofen* Dosing Chart

Weight
(pounds)
Weight
(kilogram)
Children's Liquid (100mg/5mL) Junior tablets (100mg) Adult tablets (200 mg)
12-21 lbs 5.5-9.9 kg 2.5 mL (1/2 teaspoon)
22-33 lbs 10-14.9 kg 5 mL (1 teaspoon) 1 tablet (100 mg)
34-43 lbs 15-19.9 kg 7.5 mL (1.5 teaspoons) 1 tablet (100 mg)
44-55 lbs 20-24.9 kg 10 mL (2 teaspoons) 2 tablets (200 mg) 1 tablet (200 mg)
55-66 lbs 25-29.9 kg 12.5 mL (2.5 teaspoons) 2 tablets (200 mg) 1 tablet (200 mg)
67-88 lbs 30-39.9 kg 15 mL (3 teaspoons) 3 tablets (300 mg)
89+ lbs 40+ kg 4 tablets (400 mg) 2 tablets (400 mg)

For infants and children OLDER than 6 months of age. Give every 6-8 hours as needed for fever or pain.

*For example, Motrin® and Advil®

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Ibuprofen Advil Motrin Dosing for Pediatrics Children

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Dosis de Ibuprofeno