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Medication Dosages

This web page is intended for the use of Hometown Pediatrics patients.  If your child has any chronic medical condition, please consult your physician prior to using any of the medications below.


Benadryl (diphenhydramine)

Give every 6 hours as needed

12-23 months 2-6 years 6-12 years
3.75mL
5mL
1-2 tsp



Dimetapp

Give every 4-6 hours as needed

Type 4-6 years 6-12 years
Cold & Allergy Elixir 1 tsp 2 tsp
Cold & Cough Elixir 1 tsp 2 tsp
Long-Acting Cough Plus Cold Syrup 1 tsp 2 tsp
Cold & Allergy Tablets 1 tab 2 tabs



Motrin (ibuprofen)

Give every 6-8 hours as needed

Type 12-17
lbs
18-23
lbs
24-35 lbs 36-47 lbs 48-59 lbs 60-71 lbs 72-95 lbs
Infants' Drops
(50mg/1.25mL)

1.25mL (>6mo)

1.875mL          
Children's Suspension
(100mg/5mL)
    5mL
7.5mL
10mL
12.5mL
15mL
Children's Chewable Tablets (50mg)     2 tabs 3 tabs 4 tabs 5 tabs 6 tabs
Junior Strength Chewable Tablets (100mg)         2 tabs 2 ½ tabs 3 tabs
Junior Strength Tablets (100mg)         2 tabs 2 ½ tabs 3 tabs



Triaminic

Give every 4-6 hours as needed

Type 4-6 years 6-12 years
Cold & Allergy Liquid 1 tsp 2 tsp
Chest & Nasal Congestion Liquid 1 tsp 2 tsp
Daytime Cold & Cough Liquid 1 tsp 2 tsp
Night Time Cough & Cold Liquid 1 tsp 2 tsp
Cold Thin Strips 1 strip 2 strips
Cough & Cough Thin Strips 1 strip 2 strips
Long-Acting Cough Thin Strips 1 strip 2 strips
Cough & Runny Nose Thin Strips ½ strip 1 strip



Tylenol (acetaminophen)

Give every 4-6 hours as needed

Type 6-11
lbs
12-17 lbs 18-23
lbs
24-35
lbs
36-47 lbs 48-59 lbs 60-71 lbs 72-95 lbs
Infants' Drops
(80mg/0.8mL)
0.4mL 0.8mL 1.2mL 1.6mL        
Infants' Suspension
(160mg/5mL)
1.25mL
2.5mL 3.75mL 5mL



Childrens' Suspension
(160mg/5mL)

      5mL 7.5mL
10mL
12.5mL
15mL
Childrens' Chewable Tabs (80mg)       2 tabs
3 tabs
4 tabs 5 tabs 6 tabs

 

 

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