Dosing Charts

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosing Chart

May give acetaminophen dose every 4 - 8 hours: No more than 5 doses in 24hrs

Ibuprofen (Motrin/Advil) Dosing Chart

May give ibuprofen dose every 6 - 8 hours (FOR BABIES 6 MONTHS and ABOVE ONLY)

Benadryl Dosing Chart

DIPHENHYDRAMINE (Brand Name: Benadryl)
For infants 6 months or older only**
Benadryl is an antihistamine, so it can be used for allergic reactions and allergies. It can be given every 6 hours. Benadryl comes in Children’s liquid suspension, Children’s Chewable tablets, Children’s Meltaway strips or adult tablets. 

**DO NOT give benadryl to a child younger than 2 years unless advised by your physician