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#1 of 12 Old 02-14-2007, 11:54 PM - Thread Starter
 
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no flames please
how much tylenol to give a 20 lb 10 mo old she is miserable

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how much tylenol to give a 20 lb 10 mo old she is miserable

1.2 ml. I will probably get flamed for telling you that. : Maybe try half a dose first? When I take Tylenol (for myself) I take a half dose and it seems to work well for me.
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thank you this is day 3 of sick and teething at same time. nothing else is helping. and now i am getting sick too. my poor baby.

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0.8 ml. I will probably get flamed for telling you that. :
Dosages are different depending upon whether you have infant or childrens' formula, because the infant formula is more concentrated.

You'll need to read the package.
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http://www.askdrsears.com/html/8/T089900.asp

20# is 1.2ml of the infant dropper kind.

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I do a half dose of what the infant drops package says, my son's the same size and I use .4 to .6 ml when I must, like on nights that teething is awful.
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Hmm... my ped just told me 10-15 ml per kg weight, but I didn't think to ask her if there was a difference b/n the infant or regular childrens. Darn - better double check the package!
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20# is 1.2ml of the infant dropper kind.
Thanks for posting this! I find it VERY helpful and lost the link when our computer died!
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Hmm... my ped just told me 10-15 ml per kg weight, but I didn't think to ask her if there was a difference b/n the infant or regular childrens. Darn - better double check the package!
15mg/kg sounds right. You just have to read the package as to if it's 80mg/ml or 160mg/5ml (trying to remember the exact #s).

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im not flaming,but wondering what the dosage is for and if you have tried alternatives?
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im not flaming,but wondering what the dosage is for and if you have tried alternatives?
I second that. I used to think there were things I would give tylenol for, but my eyes have been really opened with all the research I've done lately. There are way more alternatives out there than I originally thought! And I even used to work at a health food store too.
Hope your baby is feeling better.
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have you tried any homeopathic remedies?

i hope you and your little one are feeling better soon!
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