59 Lawrence St., Methuen, MA 01844 | childctr@msn.com
 
 
 
Child Health Center Inc
 
Child Health Center Inc
 
24 Hour Emergency On Call Service
 
 
 
 
 
 

For Parents

Dosage Charts

Acetaminophen Dosage

 
 
 
Infant's Concentrated Drops

80mg/0.8mL

 
Children's Suspension Liquid

160mg/5mL
 
Children's Soft Chewable Tablets

80mg each
 
Junior Strength Chewable Tablets
160mg each
 
 
 
Weight
 
Age
 
 
Dropperful
(Use dropper)
 
Teaspoon
 
Tablet
 
Tablet
 
 
 
12-17 lbs
 
4-11 mos
 
 
1=(0.8 mL)
 
½ tsp.
 
 
 
 
 
18-23 lbs
 
12-23 mos
 
 
1 ½=(0.8 + 0.4 mL)
 
¾ tsp.
 
 
 
 
 
 
mos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24-35 lbs
 
2-3 yrs
 
 
2=(0.8 + 0.8 mL)
 
1 tsp.
 
2
 
 
 
 
36-47 lbs
 
4-5 yrs
 
 
 
1½ tsp.
 
3
 
 
 
 
48-59 lbs
 
6-8 yrs
 
 
 
2 tsp.
 
4
 
2
 
 
 
60-71 lbs
 
9-10 yrs
 
 
 
2 ½ tsp.
 
5
 
2 ½
 
 
 
72-95 lbs
 
11 yrs
 
 
 
3 tsp.
 
6
 
3
 
 
 
96 lbs & over
 
12 yrs
 
 
 
 
 
4
 
Please note: One dose lasts 4 hours. Do not give >5 doses in 24 hours.

Ibuprofen Dosage

 
 
 
Infant's Ibuprofen Concentrated Drops

50mg/1.25mL
 
Children's Ibuprofen Suspension

100mg/5mL
 
Children's Soft Chewable Tablets

50mg each

 
Junior Strength Chewable Tablets

100mg each
 
Junior Strength Ibupofen Caplets

100mg
 
 
 
Weight
 
Age
 
 
Dropperful
(Use dropper)
 
Teaspoon
 
Tablet
 
Tablet
 
Caplet
 
 
 
12-17 lbs
 
6-11 mos
 
 
1=(1.25 mL)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
18-23 lbs
 
12-23 mos
 
 
1 ½=(1.875 mL)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
24-35 lbs
 
2-3 yrs
 
 
2=(2.5 mL)
 
1 tsp.
 
2
 
 
 
 
 
36-47 lbs
 
4-5 yrs
 
 
 
1½ tsp.
 
3
 
 
 
 
 
48-59 lbs
 
6-8 yrs
 
 
 
2 tsp.
 
4
 
2
 
2
 
 
 
60-71 lbs
 
9-10 yrs
 
 
 
2 ½ tsp.
 
5
 
2 ½
 
2 ½
 
 
 
72-95 lbs
 
11 yrs
 
 
 
3 tsp.
 
6
 
3
 
3
 
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.

Immunization Schedule

Child Health Center follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. For descriptions of these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit:
For detailed informational sheets published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) please visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis.

Ages Birth - 24 Months

 
 
 
2 mos
 
4 mos
 
6 mos
 
9 mos
 
12 mos
 
15 mos
 
18 mos
 
24 mos
 
 
Hep B*
 
birth/X
 
X
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rotavirus
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DTaP*
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
Hib
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Pneumococcus
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
IPV*
 
X
 
X
 
X
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Varicella
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
 
 
Hep A
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 
X
 
 

Ages 4-12 Years

 
 
 
4-5 yrs
 
11-12 Yrs
 
 
MMR
 
X
 
 
 
DTap
 
X
 
 
 
IPV
 
X
 
 
 
Varivax
 
X
 
 
 
TdaP
 
 
X
 
 
Gardasil (HPV)
 
 
X
 
 
Meningococcal
 
 
X
 
* DTaP, IPV, Hep B are administered in combination as Pediarix
 
 
Pediatric Physicians
 
bosotn childrens hospital
 
american academy of pediatrics
 
 
 
Pediatric Physicians
 
bosotn childrens hospital
 
american academy of pediatrics
 
 
Contact us today at
978-685-0977 to schedule an appointment.