Fever Medications

ACETAMINOPHEN DOSAGE

 

Acetamophen

Please note: One dose lasts 4 hours. Do not give >5 doses in 24 hours.

 

IBUPROFEN DOSAGE

 

Please Note: One dose lasts 6-8 hours. Not to be used under 6 months.

  • Milliliter is abbreviated as mL; 5mL equals one teaspoon (tsp).
  • Don’t use household teaspoons, which can vary in size.
  • Aspirin should not be used in children to treat fever or pain.
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