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Children's Tylenol Dosing Chart (McNeil Consumer)

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TABLE 1
Children's Tylenol® Dosing Chart
AGE GROUP
0-3
mos
4-11
mos
12-23
mos
2-3
yrs
4-5
yrs
6-8
yrs
9-10
yrs
11
yrs
12
yrs
WEIGHT
(if possible use weight to dose; otherwise use age) 6-11
lbs
12-17
lbs
18-23
lbs
24-35
lbs
36-47
lbs
48-59
lbs
60-71
lbs
72-95
lbs
96 lbs
and over
PRODUCT FORM
INGREDIENTS Dose to be administered based on weight or age **/* Maximum doses/24 hrs
Infants' Drops
in each (0.8 mL)
Concentrated Tylenol Infants' Drops
Acetaminophen 80 mg (0.4
mL) *
(0.8
mL) *
1.2 mL
(0.8 +
0.4 mL) *
1.6 mL
(0.8 +
0.8 mL)
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
5 times
in 24
hrs
Concentrated Tylenol Infants' Drops Plus Cold
Acetaminophen 80 mg
Pseudoephedrine HCl 7.5 mg
(0.4
mL) *
(0.8
mL) *
1.2 mL
(0.8 +
0.4 mL) *
1.6 mL
(0.8 +
0.8 mL)
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Concentrated Tylenol Infants' Drops Plus Cold & Cough
Acetaminophen 80 mg
Dextromethorphan
HBr 2.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 7.5 mg
(0.4 mL) * (0.8 mL) * 1.2 mL
(0.8 +
0.4 mL) *
1.6 mL
(0.8 +
0.8 mL)
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Liquids
Per 5 mL teaspoonful (TSP)
Children's Tylenol Suspension Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg   
--
1 / 2
TSP *
3 / 4
TSP *
1
TSP
1 1 / 2
TSP
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
5 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold Nighttime Suspension Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 1 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP **
3 / 4
TSP **
1
TSP **
1 1 / 2
TSP **
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold & Cough Suspension Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 1 mg
Dextromethorphan
HBr 5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP **
3 / 4
TSP **
1
TSP **
1 1 / 2
TSP **
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Flu Suspension Liquid **/*
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 1 mg
Dextromethorphan
HBr 7.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP **
3 / 4
TSP **
1
TSP **
1 1 / 2
TSP **
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold Daytime Suspension Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP *
3 / 4
TSP *
1
TSP
1 1 / 2
TSP
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold & Allergy Liquid
Acetaminophen 160 mg
Diphenhydramine
HCl 12.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 15 mg
  
--
1 / 2
TSP **
3 / 4
TSP **
1
TSP **
1 1 / 2
TSP **
2
TSP
2 1 / 2
TSP
3
TSP
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Simply Stuffy
Liquid
pseudoephedrine HCl 15 mg -- 1 / 2 tsp. * 3 / 4 tsp. * 1 tsp 1 1 / 2 tsp 2 tsp 2 1 / 2 tsp 3 tsp -- 4 times in 24 hours
Simply Cough Liquid
dextromethorphan HBr 5 mg -- 1 / 2 tsp * 3 / 4 tsp * 1 tsp 1 1 / 2 tsp 2 tsp 2 1 / 2 tsp 3 tsp -- 4 times in 24 hrs
Children's Tablets
Per tablet
Children's Tylenol Meltaways
Acetaminophen 80 mg   
--
  
--
  
--
2
tablets
3
tablets
4
tablets
5
tablets
6
tablets
  
--
5 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold Chewable Tablets
Acetaminophen 80 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 0.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 7.5 mg
  
--
  
--
  
--
2  
tablets **
3  
tablets **
4
tablets
5
tablets
6
tablets
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
Children's Tylenol Plus Cold & Cough Chewable Tablets
Acetaminophen 80 mg
Chlorpheniramine
Maleate 0.5 mg
Dextromethorphan
HBr 2.5 mg
Pseudoephedrine
HCl 7.5 mg
  
--
  
--
  
--
2  
tablets **
3  
tablets **
4
tablets
5
tablets
6
tablets
  
--
4 times
in 24
hrs
JR Tylenol Meltaways
Acetaminophen 160 mg   
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
  
--
2
tablets
2 1 / 2
tablets
3
tablets
4
tablets
5 times
in 24
hrs
**/* All products may be dosed every 4 hours, if needed; except for Children's Tylenol Flu which is dosed every 6-8 hrs, if needed.
* Under 2 years (under 24 lbs), consult a doctor.
** Under 6 years (under 48 lbs), consult a doctor
·Infants' Tylenol Drops are more concentrated than Children's Tylenol Liquids. The Infants' Concentrated Drops have been specifically designed for use only with enclosed dropper. Do not use any other dosing device with this product. Shake well before using; fill to prescribed level and dispense liquid slowly into child's mouth, toward inner cheek. Use original bottle cap or dropper to maintain child resistance.
·Children's Tylenol Liquids are less concentrated than Infants' Tylenol Concentrated Drops. The Children's Tylenol Liquids have been specifically designed for use with the enclosed measuring cup. Use only enclosed measuring cup to dose this product. Shake well before using.
·Children's Tylenol Meltaways Tablets are not the same concentration as Junior Strength Tylenol Meltaways Tablets; dissolve in mouth or chew before swallowing.
·Junior Strength Tylenol Meltaways Tablets and Caplets contain twice as much medicine as Children's Tylenol Meltaways Tablets; dissolve in mouth or chew before swallowing.













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