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What is the appropriate dose of infant tylenol (acetaminophen) to give to a 5 month old for fever?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Dose by weight: The recommended dose range is 10-15 mg/ kg (2.2lb). There can be a wide range in weight at 5 mo. A 16 lb (7.3kg) kid would get 73-110 mg. You need to verify the concentration of the medicine you are using and work out the dose. It can be repeated after 4 hours.

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