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Choose only one of the dosages recommended below.

Acetaminophen
If your child weighs:Dosage every 4-6 hours as needed:
6-11 pounds (or is less than 3 months old)

1/2 dropper full of the drops, or 1/2 teaspoon of the elixer
12-17 pounds (or is 4-11 months old)

1 dropper full of the drops, or 1/2 teaspoon of the elixer
18-23 pounds (or is 12-23 months old)

1 1/2 droppers full of the drops, or 3/4 teaspoon of the elixer, or 1 1/2 chewable tablets
24-35 pounds (or is 2-3 years old)

1 teaspoon of the elixer, or 2 chewable tablets
36-47 pounds (or is 4-5 years old)

1 1/2 teaspoons of the elixer, or 3 chewable tablets
48-59 pounds (or is 6-8 years old)

2 teaspoons of the elixer, or 4 chewable tablets, or 2 junior-strength tablets, or 1 adult-strength tablets
60-95 pounds (or is 9-11 years old)

2 1/2-3 teaspoons of the elixer, or 5-6 chewable tablets, or 2 1/2-3 junior-strength tablets, or 1 1/2-2 adult-strength tablets
Over 96 pounts (or is 11-14 years old)

4 junior-strength tablets, or 2 adult-strength tablets