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POISON CONTROL CENTER 1-800-222-1222

If you have a poison emergency call poison control center immediately.

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Feeling stressed, depressed pr thinking about suicide and don't know where to turn call crisi control hotline 24 hours a day.

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VACCINATION SCHEDULE

Age VACCINE
Birth HepB
2 months HepB, DTaP, Hib, IPV, PCV, RV
4 months DTaP, Hib, IPV, PCV, RV
6 months HepB, DTaP, HiB, IPV, PCV, RV, Influenza
12 months Hib, PCV, Varicella, MMR, HepA
15-18 months DTaP
18 months HepA
4-6 years DTaP, IPV, MMR, Varicella
11-12 years Tdap, MCV4, HPV
16 years MCV4

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dosing Chart

May give acetaminophen dose every 4 - 8 hours: No more than 5 doses in 24hrs

Weight Tylenol Milligram Dosing Tylenol Infant/Children's liquid 160mg/5ml

Tylenol Chewables

80 mg each 

Tylenol Junior 160mg each
6-8 lbs 40 mg  1/4 tsp (1.25 ml) N/A N/A
9-11 lbs 60 mg 1/3 tsp (1.875 ml) N/A N/A
12-17 lbs 80 mg 1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) N/A N/A
18-23 lbs 120 mg 3/4 tsp (3.75 ml) N/A N/A
24-35 lbs 160 mg 1 tsp (5 ml) 2 tablets 1 tablet
36-47 lbs 240 mg 1 1/2 tsp (7.5 ml) 3 tablets 1 1/2 tablet
48-59 lbs 320 mg 2 tsp (10 ml) 4 tablets 2 tablets
60-71 lbs 400 mg 2 1/2 tsp (12.5 ml) 5 tablets 2 1/2 tablets
72-95 lbs 500 mg 3 tsp (15 ml) 6 tablets 3 tablets

Ibuprofen (Motrin/Advil) Dosing Chart

May give ibuprofen dose every 6 - 8 hours (FOR BABIES 6 MONTHS and ABOVE ONLY

Weight Motrin Milligram Dosage

Motrin  Infant Drops 50mg/1.25ml

Motrin Children's Liquid 100mg/5ml Motrin Chewables 50mg each Motrin Junior 100mg each
12-17 lbs 50 mg 1 dropper       (1.25 ml) 1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) N/A N/A
18-23 lbs 75 mg 1 1/2 dropper (1.875 ml) 3/4 tsp (3.75 ml) N/A N/A
24-35 lbs 100 mg 2 droppers (2.5 ml) 1 tsp (5 ml) 2 tablets 1 tablets
36-47 lbs 150 mg 3 droppers (3.75 ml) 1 1/2 tsp (7.5ml) 3 tablets 1 1/2 tablet
48-59 lbs 200 mg N/A 2 tsp (10 ml) 4 tablets 2 tablets
60-59 lbs 250 mg N/A 2 1/2 tsp (12.5 ml) 5 tablets 2 1/2 tablets
72-95 lbs 300 mg N/A 3 tsp (15 ml) 6 tablets 3 tablets

Benadryl Dosing Chart

DIPHENHYDRAMINE (Brand Name: Benadryl) For infants 6 months or older only**
Benadryl is an antihistamine, so it can be used for allergic reactions and allergies. It can be given every 6 hours. Benadryl comes in Children’s liquid suspension, Children’s Chewable tablets, Children’s Meltaway strips or adult tablets.

**DO NOT give benadryl to a child younger than 2 years unless advised by your physician

Weight Children's Liquid Suspension
(12.5 mg/5 ml)
Children's Chewable Tablets
(12.5 mg)
Children's Meltaway strips
(12.5 mg)
11 lb to 16 lb, 7 oz 1/2 tsp or 2.5 ml X X
16 lb, 8 oz to 21 lb, 15 oz 3/4 tsp or 3.75 ml X X
22 lb to 26 lb, 7 oz 1 tsp or 5 ml 1 tablet 1 meltaway
26 lb, 8 oz to 32 lb 15 oz 1 1/4 tsp or 5 ml 1 tablet 1 meltaway
33 lb to 37 lb, 7oz 1 1/2 tsp or 6.25 ml 1 tablet 1 meltaway
37 lb, 8 oz to 43 lb 15 oz 1 3/4 tsp or 8.75 ml 1 tablet 1 meltaway
44 lb to 54 lb, 15 oz 2 tsp or 10 ml 2 tablets 2 meltaways
55 lb to 65 lb, 15 oz 2 1/2 tsp 2 tablets 2 meltaways
66 lbs to 76 lb, 15 oz 3 tsp 2 tablets 2 meltaways
77 lbs to 87 lb, 15 oz 3 1/2 tsp 2 tablets 2 meltaways
88 lb + 4 tsp 4 tablets 4 meltaways