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Saranac Lake Office

Redfield Medical Office Building
2249 State Route 86, Suite 3
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Phone: 518-891-3845
Fax: 518-891-1236

Hours: Monday - Friday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM

Tupper Lake Office

7 Stetson Road
Tupper Lake, NY 12986

Phone: 518-359-7222
Fax: 518-359-7664

Hours: Vary depending on physician's schedule

Pediatric Medication Dosing

Please review our dosing recommendations below.


Pediatric Acetaminophen (Children's Tylenol) Doses* #

Approx. Weight (in pounds)

Syrup Dosage
(160mg/5ml)
Children's Chewable
 (80mg)
Junior Strength Chewable
(160 mg)

under 12 lbs

-

-

-

12 - 17 lbs

2.5 ml

-

-

18 - 23 lbs

3.75 ml

-

-

24 - 35 lbs

5 ml

2 tablets

-

36 - 47 lbs

7.5 ml

3 tablets

-

48 - 59 lbs

10 ml

4 tablets

2 tablets

60 - 71 lbs            

12.5 ml

5 tablets

2 1/2 tablets

72 - 95 lbs

15 ml

6 tablets

3 tablets

95 lbs & over

-

-

4 tablets

*  Dosage may be given every 4 hours as needed - not to exceed 6 doses per 24 hours    



Ibuprofen (Motrin) Doses** #

Approx. Weight (in pounds)


Syrup Dosage
(100 mg / 5 ml)

Chewable Tablets
(50 mg)

Chewable Tablets
(100 mg)


12 - 17 lbs


 2.5 ml

 -

-


18 - 23 lbs


3.75 ml




24 - 35 lbs


5 ml

2 tablets



36 - 47 lbs


7.5 ml

3 tablets


48 - 59 lbs


10 ml

4 tablets

2 tablets


60 - 71 lbs


12.5 ml

5 tablets

2 1/2 tablets


72 - 95 lbs


15 ml

6 tablets

3 tablets


** Dosage may be given every 6 hours as needed - Not to exceed 4 doses per 24 hours




Diphenhydramine Elixir (Benadryl) #

Approx. Weight

 (in pounds)

Children's Syrup

(12.5 mg / 5 ml)

Children's
Chewable Tablet
(12.5 mg) 

11-22 lbs

2.5 ml

-

22-33 lbs

5 ml

1 tablet

33-44 lbs

7.5 ml

1 tablet

44-55 lbs

10 ml

2 tablets

** Dosage may be given every 6 hours as needed - Not to exceed 4 doses per 24 hours

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