Children's Tylenol Suspension Dosage

Generic name: acetaminophen
Dosage form: oral suspension

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  • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use.
  • do not give more than directed (see overdose warning)
  • shake well before using
  • find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.
  • use only enclosed dosing cup designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last
  • do not give more than 5 times in 24 hours
  • do not give for more than 5 days unless directed by a doctor
Weight (lb) Age (yr) Dose (tsp or mL)
under 24 under 2 years ask a doctor
24-35 2-3 years 1 tsp or 5 mL
36-47 4-5 years 1 ½ tsp or 7.5 mL
48-59 6-8 years 2 tsp or 10 mL
60-71 9-10 years 2 ½ tsp or 12.5 mL
72-95 11 years 3 tsp or 15 mL

Attention: use only enclosed dosing cup specifically designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.

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