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how much tylonel should i give my baby hes 5 weeks

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Mamalab07

Asked by Mamalab07 at 9:55 PM on Oct. 11, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • If the dosage is not on the bottle, then call your doc's office or a nurse line...your insurance will have the info.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 9:58 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • The dose goes by weight. It's probably 0.8 ml of infant tylenol...but I would suggest waiting until you speak to his doc before you give an infant any medication. An overdose of an infant with tylenol can do permeant liver damage and can lead to death. So definitely ask the doc first before you do anything! Not to freak you out but I work in a hospital pharmacy and tylenol overdoses are much worse than what people think , especially with infants.
    msfila1980

    Answer by msfila1980 at 10:00 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • Talk to your pediatrician if you're unsure. Questions like this are why we're paying them. ;)
    Eau_Rouge

    Answer by Eau_Rouge at 10:01 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • wow i only give my son point 4 ml bc infants tylonol is a double dose call ur doctor to be sure do not give ur baby .8 thats to much mine is 8 months old and only gets .4
    firstimemomm603

    Answer by firstimemomm603 at 10:08 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • Age doesn't matter as much as weight. Tylenol dosage goes by your baby's weight
    msfila1980

    Answer by msfila1980 at 10:09 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • At that age - NONE!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:05 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • ok and my son weighs almost 20 lbs so what does that tell u/????
    firstimemomm603

    Answer by firstimemomm603 at 3:22 AM on Oct. 12, 2009

  • My pediatrician said to give my son 0.4ml for that age. I'd start with a little less than that but like everyone else said talk to your pediatrician.
    HisMommy414

    Answer by HisMommy414 at 6:17 AM on Oct. 12, 2009

  • You can call the toll free number to Tylenol on the box. They were extremely helpful to me when I had a question a few months ago about something else.
    If they don't feel comfortable suggesting a dosage for your infant under 2 years of age then they will tell you to call your pediatrician. If your pediatrician does not have a doctor or nurse on call then you can call your pharmacy to ask them.
    Be sure you are administering the Tylenol for a very good reason so your child won't be dosed if there is no need to.
    Best wishes.
    PrydferthMenyw

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 12:41 PM on Oct. 12, 2009

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