Acetaminophen

Also: Tylenol

For the safety of your family, this information is intended for use by North Seattle Pediatrics patients exclusively.

Medication for pain and fever. If your child is less than 3 months old, please call before giving this medication, unless immunizations have been administered within the last 2 days.

Suspension concentration (160mg per teaspoon):

  • 6 to 11 pounds: 1.25ml or 1/4 teaspoon (40mg) each 4-6 hours
  • 12 to 17 pounds: 2.5ml or 1/2 teaspoon (80mg) each 4-6 hours
  • 18 to 23 pounds: 3.75ml or 3/4 teaspoon (120mg) each 4-6 hours
  • 24 to 35 pounds: 5ml or 1 teaspoon (160mg) each 4-6 hours