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Tulsa,OK 74104
Phone: (918) 747-7544
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Medicines for Fever and Pain Relief

Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
Can be given up to every 4 hours with no more than 5 doses in 24 hrs
2 months and older

Weight Infant's Oral Suspension Children's Oral Suspension Children's Chewable or Meltaway or Suppository Children's Suppository (Feverall) Children's Chewable or Meltaway Adult Tablets or Suppository
  160 mg/5 ml 160 mg/5 ml 80 mg 120 mg 160 mg 325 mg
6 - 11 lbs 1.25 ml (1/4 tsp)          
12 - 17 lbs 2.5 ml (1/2 tsp)          
18 - 23 lbs 3.75 ml (3/4 tsp)          
24 - 35 lbs 5 ml (1 tsp) 5 ml (1 tsp) 2 1 1  
5 ml (1 tsp)   7.5 ml (1 1/2 tsp) 3 2 1 1/2  
48 - 59 lbs   10 ml (2 tsp) 4 2 2 1
60 - 71 lbs   12.5 ml (2 1/2 tsp) 5 3 2 1/2 1
72 - 95 lbs   15 ml (3 tsp) 6 4 3 1 1/2
96 + lbs   20 ml (4 tsp) 8 5 4 2

The Concentrated Infant Drops have been discontinued but may still be available.

Be sure to check the strength of any medication given.

Always check both the CONCENTRATION and the DOSE of the medication before administering.

* Suppositories: Acetaminophen is available as a rectal suppository, brand name FeverAll, which is useful in treating fever in a child with vomiting or seizures. Most suppositories can be cut in half lengthwise to supply the right dose for your child's weight.

80mg infant drops have been discontinued


Ibuprofen (Motrin and Advil)
Can be given every 6 - 8 hours
6 months and older

Weight Infant Drops Children's Suspension Children's Chewable Junior Chewable or Tablets Adult Tablets
  50 mg/1.25 ml 100 mg/5 ml 50 mg 100 mg 200 mg
12 - 17 lbs 1.25 ml        
18 - 23 lbs 1.875 ml 2.5 ml (1/2 tsp)      
24 - 35 lbs 2.5 ml (1/2 tsp) 5 ml (1 tsp) 2 1  
36 - 47 lbs   7.5 ml (1 1/2 tsp) 3 1 1/2  
48 - 59 lbs   10 ml (2 tsp) 4 2 1
60 - 71 lbs   12.5 ml (2 1/2 tsp) 5 2 1/2 1
72 - 95 lbs   15 ml (3 tsp) 6 3 1 1/2
96 + lbs   20 ml (4 tsp) 8 4 2

Be sure to check the strength of any medication given

Always check both the CONCENTRATION and the DOSE of the medication before administering.

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