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Yes: Just take the adult dosage in mg. ...Read more
Congratulations!: Yes, you may take children's Acetaminophen but why not adult acetaminophen? This medication is dosed based on weight so if you weigh at least 100 pounds (to be safe) you can take the adult dose of Acetaminophen every 4-6 hours as needed only. It is always a good idea to discuss any medicine with you OB before you take any medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me is children's tylenol (acetaminophen) just as effective if it's expired by 1 year?
Expiration Dates: Expiration dates are placed on medications because after this date they slowly become less and less effective. You should throw away any expired medications because not only do you take the chance it won't work but it is unknown how the ingredients may change over an extended time and we don't know what effect it will have on the person taking the medication, . ...Read more
We ran out of adult tylenol (acetaminophen) and my child is fifteen would it be accepatable to take childrens tylenol (acetaminophen)?
Poison control: 1-800-222-1222 poison control. Is your next call. I would usually want these kids to go to the er for an evaluation/blood levels, but call pc and they can check the total dose exposure. ...Read more
Why does it say do not use before work with heavy machinery on the back of childrens tylenol (acetaminophen)?
Not straight tylenol (acetaminophen): That warning is not on any form of regular childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) in my office. I can understand the warning if the product is one of the multisymptom or tylenol (acetaminophen) flu preparations as these cantain antihistamines that can cross into the brain & make you drousy.The potential for injury with such a produce gives need for caution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is 2months weighs 5kg. How much children tylenol (acetaminophen) should I give him.. Concentration is 160ng per 5ml?
Tylenol (acetaminophen) dose: Tylenol (acetaminophen) dose for a 5 kg infant is between 50 to 75 mgs. It is safe to give your baby between the 1.25 and 1.875 ml lines. If your 2 mo baby has a fever, it would be best to consult the pediatrician as well to tule out any serious infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 10 years old but weighs hundred and 50 pounds how much tylenol (acetaminophen) should I give him should I give him a adult tylenol (acetaminophen) children's tylenol (acetaminophen)?
Same med: The adult preparation is the same medication as the kids, the forms just vary based on preference for liquid, tablet or capsules. The dose by weight would be as high as 650mg, but most would start with one adult 325mg and only go to 2 as the situation required. It should not be repeated more than every 4 hours. ...Read more
Yes: These medications can be given concurrently.They do not interfere with one another. ...Read more
Yes: We often use this in kids down to a few months of age. ...Read more
Drugs: Yes the two drugs can be taken together. ...Read more
Yes: I don't believe there is any problem, but don't exceed recommended doses. ...Read more
11 days postop tonsillectomy, I am 55. How many tsp of. Children's tylenol (acetaminophen) can I take?
Not a fun time: Tonsillectomy can be a challenge for kids to recover from, but it is even worse in adults. Anyone who tells you it will be easy is not being realistic. You will likely experience strep-throat-like pain (and also referred ear pain) for between 1 and 4 weeks-- figure on not being back to normal for 3-4 weeks. Consider alternating tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg and Motrin 400 mg every 4 hours. Or call your ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the right doses of childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or Advil for a 9 months, 20 pounds baby?
Use a calculator: First change the weight into kilograms. You take the weight in pounds, 20 divided by 2.2 which is 9. Always divide the weight in pounds by 2.2 tylenol (acetaminophen) dose is 15 x 9=135mg every 4 hours. It usually comes in 80mg per tsp. A tsp is 5 ml. So 1 ml would be 20mg, so 8 1/2 ml would be 135mg. Ibuprofen is 5 x9=45mg every 6 hours. It comes in 100mg per 5ml so each ml is 20mg so 45mg would be 2 1/4 ml. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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