The correct dosage of acetaminophen and ibuprofen your child is based on body weight and differs depending on the particular drug. These pediatric dosage calculations can help you accurately administer drugs to treat your child’s symptoms.
As a parent, you worry whenever your child is sick with a fever or feels any kind of pain. Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are commonly given to infants and children to help combat fever and associated symptoms. By following these pediatric dosage calculation, you can make sure you are not only correct, but also consistent in the dosage you give your child. Always consult with your pharmacist if you have any questions about dosing over-the-counter and prescribed medications before administering them to your child. Be sure to check the expriation date and avoid using measuring cups or spoons from your home. Instead, use measuring devices from your pharmacy to ensure accuracy.