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Ibuprofen Dosage Chart-1

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Ibuprofen Dosage Chart
Dosages may be repeated every six to eight hours, but should not be given morethan four times in twenty-four hours. (Note: Milliliter is abbreviated as ml; 5 mlequals 1 teaspoon [tsp]. Don't use household teaspoons, which can vary in size.)
 
Age*WeightDrops50mg/1.25mlElixir 100mg/5mlChewableTablets50 mg tabs
6-11mos12 - 17 lbs(5.5 - 7.7kg)1.25 ml------1-2years18 - 23 lbs(8.2 - 10.5kg)1.875 ml------2-3years24 - 35 lbs(10.9 -15.9 kg)2.5 ml1 tsp2 tabs4-5years36 - 47 lbs(16.3 -21.4 kg)---1 1/2tsp3 tabs
 
*Note: Age is provided as a convenience only. Dosing for fever should be basedon baseline weight.
Weight given is representative of the age range.
We do not recommend using aspirin to treat a simple fever.
 
Excerpted from "Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5" Bantam2004© 2006 American Academy of Pediatrics
 

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