Pediatric Dosage Charts

Acetaminophen Dosage

WeightAge

Infant’s Concentrated Drops 160mg/5mL 

Dropperful (Use dropper)

Children’s Suspension Liquid 160mg/5mL

Teaspoon

Children’s Soft Chewable Tablets 80mg each

Tablet

Junior Strength Chewable Tablets 160mg each

Tablet

12-17 lbs4-11 mos2.5ml½ tsp.  
18-23 lbs12-23 mos 3.75ml¾ tsp.  
24-35 lbs2-3 yrs 5ml1 tsp.2 
36-47 lbs4-5 yrs 1½ tsp.3 
48-59 lbs6-8 yrs 2 tsp.42
60-71 lbs9-10 yrs 2 ½ tsp.52 ½
72-95 lbs11 yrs 3 tsp.63
96 lbs & over12 yrs   4

Please note: One dose lasts 4 hours. Do not give >5 doses in 24 hours.


Ibuprofen Dosage

WeightAge

Infant’s Ibuprofen Concentrated Drops 50mg/1.25mL

Dropperful (Use dropper)

Children’s Ibuprofen Suspension 100mg/5mL

Teaspoon

Children’s Soft Chewable Tablets 50mg each

Tablet

Junior Strength Chewable Tablets 100mg each

Tablet

Junior Strength Ibupofen Caplets 100mg

Caplet

12-17 lbs6-11 mos1=(1.25 mL)    
18-23 lbs12-23 mos1 ½=(1.875 mL)    
24-35 lbs2-3 yrs2=(2.5 mL)1 tsp.2  
36-47 lbs4-5 yrs 1½ tsp.3  
48-59 lbs6-8 yrs 2 tsp.422
60-71 lbs9-10 yrs 2 ½ tsp.52 ½2 ½
72-95 lbs11 yrs 3 tsp.633

Please Note: One dose lasts 6-8 hours. Not to be used under 6 months.

  • Milliliter is abbreviated as mL; 5mL equals one teaspoon (tsp).
  • Don’t use household teaspoons, which can vary in size.
  • Aspirin should not be used in children to treat fever or pain.

Benadryl Dosage

Weight

Benadryl Liquid
12.5 mg = 5 mL
5 mL = 1 teaspoon

Benadryl Chewable
12.5 mg

Benadryl Capsules
25 mg

Benadryl Quick Dissolve Strips
25 mg

22-32 pounds

3/4 teaspoon

   

33-43 pounds

1 teaspoon

1 chewable

  

44-54 pounds

1 1/2 teaspoons

1 1/2 chewable

  

55-109 pounds

2 teaspoons

2 chewable

1 capsule

1 strip

110+ pounds

 

4 chewable

2 capsules

2 strips

Please note: Give every 4-6 hours, as needed, and not more than four times in 24 hours unless directed by a health care professional.

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COVID-19 Update from Kaplan Barron

We are now offering telemedicine services! Learn more by clicking here

As promised, we told you we would keep you updated. Here is what we are currently doing to protect our patients, parents, and community. This is ever changing so stay tuned!

We currently DO NOT have the capability to test for COVID-19 here at the office. If this changes in the future, we will be sure to let our community know but at this time, there is NO testing at private offices.

The doctors, management, and staff here at KBPG appreciate your patience during this time. It’s a learning curve for all of us but we will get through this together!