Dosing Info

> Acetaminophen Dosing

Children’s acetaminophen is available over the counter for the temporary reduction of fever and relief of minor aches and pains due to colds, sore throat, flu, headaches and toothaches for patients 2 months of age and older.  Age is provided as a convenience only, dosing should be based on the weight of your child.  Acetaminophen is marketed under the names Tylenol®, Tempra® and Feverall® (suppository form).

 

> Ibuprofen Dosing

Children’s ibuprofen is available over the counter for the temporary reduction of fever and relief of minor aches and pains due to colds, influenza, sore throat, headaches and toothaches for patients 6 months and older.  Age is provided as a convenience only, dosing should be based on the weight of your child. Ibuprofen is marketed under the names Advil® or Mortrin®.

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