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Dosing Chart

Dosing Charts for Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen


Like prescription medicines, OTC ("over-the-counter") pain medicine such as Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen can be ineffective or dangerous if not administered in the correct way. The right dosage is very important. Talk with your child's doctor before giving your child any medicine, especially the first time. Please consult these dosing charts and notes from HealthyChildren.org for additional reference:

Dosing chart and notes for Acetaminophen

Dosing chart and notes for Ibuprofen