How much Motrin can a 20 pound baby have?

How much Motrin can a 20 pound baby have?

How much Motrin can a 20 pound baby have?

IBUPROFEN DOSAGE (ex. Advil® Motrin® given every 6-8 hours)
Weight lbs Infant Drops 50mg/1.25ml Children’s Liquid 100 mg/5 ml
15-20 lbs. 3/8 tsp = 1.875 ml ¾ tsp = 3.75 ml
20-25 lbs. ½ tsp = 2.5 ml 1 tsp = 5 ml
25-30 lbs. 1 ¼ tsp = 6.25 ml

How much Motrin Can I give my 24 lb toddler?

Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) Dose Table

Child’s weight (pounds) 12-17 24-35
Infant Drops 50 mg/ 1.25 mL 1.25 2.5
Liquid 100 mg/ 5 milliliters (mL) 2.5 5
Liquid 100 mg/ 1 teaspoon (tsp) ½ 1
Chewable 100 mg tablets 1

Do you give Motrin by weight or age?

Don’t give your child more than four doses in 24 hours. Sometimes, Motrin can cause an upset stomach….Typical dosages for Infants’ Motrin Concentrated Drops (50 mg per 1.25 mL)

Weight Age Dose (mL marking on dropper)
12-17 pounds 6-11 months 1.25 mL
18-23 pounds 12-23 months 1.875 mL

What is better for baby Motrin or Tylenol?

Both Tylenol and Motrin are effective in bringing fever down in otherwise healthy kids over the age of six months. From my long-standing experience with patients, the fever does tend to decrease faster and remain lower a bit longer with Motrin than with Tylenol.

How long does it take for Motrin to kick in for baby?

The effects of Children’s Motrin should begin to kick in about 15 to 30 minutes after the medicine is swallowed. Ibuprofen reaches peak effectiveness in one to two hours, but this may be delayed by 30 to 60 minutes if Children’s Motrin is taken with food.

How much Motrin do you give a 2 month old?

Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin) Dosing Information

Weight Age Children’s Liquid or Suspension 5.0 mL = 100 mg
under 11 pounds less than 6 months
12-17 pounds 6-11 months
18-23 pounds 12-23 months
24-35 pounds 2-3 years 5 mL