Paracetamol Dosage By Weight Calculator
This medication administration tool will help you to find out the oral dose of paracetamol for children aged 1 month to 18 years.
Paracetamol dosing chart
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for futher assistance.
|Less than 5 kg||Ask your doctor||Ask your doctor|
|6.5 kg||4 mL||2 mL|
|8 kg||5 mL||2.5 mL|
|10 kg||6 mL||3 mL|
|15 kg||9 mL||4.5 mL|
|20 kg||12 mL||6 mL|
|25 kg||15mL||7.5 mL|
|30 kg||18 mL||9 mL|
|35 kg||21 mL||10 mL|
|40 kg||25 mL||12 mL|
|45 kg||28 mL||14 mL|
|50 kg||30 mL||15 mL|
How much paracetamol should I give my child
General Dosing :
Paracetamol is used to relief pain and fevers.It can be used for children and babies over 3 months old. Younger babies must see the doctor.
The oral dose of paracetamol for children aged 1 month to 18 years is
15 mg/kg per dose, to a maximum of 1 g per dose, every four to six hours, with a maximum of 60 mg/kg daily, without exceeding 4 g daily.