TYLENOL® Dosage Information— Pediatric and Adult

McNeil Consumer Healthcare is committed to supporting your efforts to help patients use our products properly and safely. Use the in-office pediatric and adult dosage charts below for your reference; you can also download patient versions. If you have any questions or concerns, please call our Medical Communication Center at 1-866-948-6883.

Pediatric TYLENOL® and MOTRIN® Dosage Charts

Infants' TYLENOL® dosage and Children's TYLENOL® dosage charts, plus dosage guides for Infants' MOTRIN® and Children's MOTRIN® as well. View charts here or download a PDF.

TYLENOL® Pediatric Product Dosing Guidelines

Use this chart to determine the proper dose of TYLENOL® for your patient.
If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age.

DOSE: Every 4 hours as needed.
Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours.

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TYLENOL® Pediatric Product Dosing Guidelines

Remind parents and caregivers: Read and follow the label on all TYLENOL® products.

Repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last

Do NOT use with any other product containing acetaminophen

Use only the dosing device (syringe or dosing cup) that came with the product

All Infants' TYLENOL® and Children's TYLENOL® Oral Suspension products have the same acetaminophen concentration (160 mg/ 5 ml).

MOTRIN® Pediatric Product Dosing Guidelines

Use this chart to determine the proper dose of MOTRIN® for your patient.

DOSE: Every 6-8 hours as needed.
Do not give more than 4 doses in 24 hours.

MOTRIN® Pediatric Product Dosing Guidelines

Remind parents and caregivers:

Read and follow the label on all MOTRIN® products

Repeat dose every 6-8 hours as needed

Do NOT give more than 4 doses in 24 hours

Use only the dosing device (syringe or dosing cup) that came with the product

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Adult TYLENOL® Dosage Charts

Adult dosing for 3 strengths of TYLENOL®. View charts here or download a PDF.

Video: Extra Strength TYLENOL Dosing Explained

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Extra Strength TYLENOL® Dosing Explained

Find out why the labeled total daily dose is 3000 mg and when you can recommend up to 4000 mg at your discretion.

Note: Video pertains to Extra Strength TYLENOL® dosing only, not to Regular Strength TYLENOL® or TYLENOL® 8 HR Arthritis Pain dosing.

Adult TYLENOL® Dosage Charts

Remind patients to always read and follow the label and to take ONLY 1 medicine at a time containing acetaminophen.

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