PHC Polls

How many hours per week does your child exercise

None - 0%
Less than 1 hour - 0%
1-3 hours - 16.7%
3-5 hours - 16.7%
5-7 hours - 50%
7-10 hours - 0%
More than 10 hours - 0%

Total votes: 6
The voting for this poll has ended on: May 31, 2016

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Dosages for Common Children's Over the Counter Medication

 

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

(May be given every 4-6 hours as needed for fever or pain)

     
Weight of Child   Infant Drops

(Old formulation) 
Infants' Oral
Suspension 
(New formulation) 
Children's Liquid or Suspension Junior Strength
    0.8 ml = 80 mg 5 ml (1 tsp.) = 160 mg 5 ml (1 tsp.) = 160 mg 1 tablet = 160 mg

6-11 lbs

(2.7-5 kg)

0.4 ml

1.25 ml



12-17 lbs

(5.5-7.7 kg)

0.8 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml


18-23 lbs

(8.2-10.5 kg)

1.2 ml

3.75 ml

3.75 ml


24-35 lbs

(10.9-15.9 kg)

1.6 ml

5 ml

5 ml


36-47 lbs

(16.4-21.4 kg)


7.5 ml


48-59 lbs

(21.8-26.8 kg)


10 ml

2 tablets

60-71 lbs

(27.3-32.3 kg)


12.5 ml

2.5 tablets

72-95 lbs

(32.7-43.2 kg)


15 ml

3 tablets



------------  USE ADULT DOSING  -------------

         
     
 
 

Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) 

(May be given every 6-8 hours as needed for fever, pain, or inflammation)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Weight of Child  
Infant Drops Children's Liquid or Suspension Junior Strength
 
 
1.25 ml = 50 mg 5 ml (1 tsp.) = 100 mg 1 tablet = 100 mg
< 11 lbs (5 kg) --NOT APPROVED FOR CHILDREN LESS THAN 6 MONTHS OF AGE---
12-17 lbs (5.5-7.7 kg) 1.25 ml  
 
18-23 lbs (8.2-10.5 kg) 1.875 ml  
 
24-35 lbs (10.9-15.9 kg)  
5 ml  
36-47 lbs (16.4-21.4 kg)  
7.5 ml  
48-59 lbs (21.8-26.8 kg)  
10 ml 2 tablets
60-71 lbs (27.3-32.3 kg)  
12.5 ml 2.5 tablets
72-95 lbs (32.7-43.2 kg)  
15 ml 3 tablets
 
 
---------------  USE ADULT DOSING  -------------------
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl)

(May be given every 6 hours as needed for allergies or nasal congestion)

 





 
 
Weight of Child  
Children's Syrup Children's Chewable Tablet  
 
 
5 ml (1 tsp.) = 12.5 mg 1 tablet = 12.5 mg  
5.5-10 lbs (2.5-4.5 kg) 1.25 ml  
 
11-16 lbs (5-7.3 kg) 2.5 ml 0.5 tablet
17-21 lbs (7.7-9.5 kg) 3.75 ml

22-27 lbs (10-12.3 kg) 5 ml
1 tablet
28-32 lbs (12.7-14.5 kg) 6.25 ml

33-38 lbs (15-17.3 kg) 7.5 ml 1.5 tablet
39-43 lbs (17.7-19.5 kg) 8.75 ml

>=44 lbs (>=20 kg) 10 ml 2 tablet
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