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My son has a fever! How much motrin do I give my 15 month (22 lbs)old? I forget what the doctor told me last time

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amy31308

Asked by amy31308 at 5:59 PM on Jun. 17, 2009 in Health

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  • my son is 14months and i give him 0.8ml of tylenol. i am not sure about motrin...sorry
    DilsMommy

    Answer by DilsMommy at 6:02 PM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • http://motrin.com/?utm_campaign=Adult%20-%20Branded%202008&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_content=Motrin&utm_term=Motrin

    click on the infant motrin
    when in doubt look it up
    DilsMommy

    Answer by DilsMommy at 6:03 PM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • Call the doctor or pharmacy and they will give you the correct dosage.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 6:06 PM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • Lucky for you, I came across my old chart the other day & nearly threw it out (as my kids are all older now)... but I figured it might still come in handy somehow :-)

    12-23 mos (& 18-23 lbs):

    Tylenol (0.8cc per dropper): 1 1/2 droppers
    Tylenol Elixer (5cc per tsp): 1/4 tsp
    Ibuprofen Drops (1.25cc per dropper): 1/2 - 1 dropper
    Ibuprofen Suspension (5 cc per tsp): 1/4 - 1/2 tsp
    Laura1229

    Answer by Laura1229 at 6:07 PM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • How high is the fever? I always just let my kid's fevers go because that's the body's way of killing whatever is ailing them.
    Autumn22

    Answer by Autumn22 at 7:39 PM on Jun. 17, 2009

  • Give him 0.8ml of tylenol and after 2 hours give him motrin 0.8ml then 2 hrs. later start with tylenol again keep alternating until he feels better but don't go over 24 hours. this is what I do for my babies and kids. Hope your baby feels better.
    Butterfly1108

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 8:57 PM on Jun. 17, 2009

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