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my daughter is 6 month's old a88nd9 weighs about 18lbs and has a fever of 101 what can i give her baby tylenol (acetaminophen) says she is to little?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) indications: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is approved for ages 2 months and older at a dose of 15 mg/kg every 4 hours (approximately 160 mg for every 22 pounds). Motrin and Advil are recommend for ages 6 months and older at a dose of 10 mg/kg every 6-8 hours.

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Last updated Feb 7, 2015

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