CAUTION: We recommend that you use the dropper or dosage cup that comes with your medicine to avoid overdosage. Dosage recommendations on bottles may vary from the recommendation on these pages. We would like you to use our recommended dosages unless your health care provider has given you a different (usually higher!) dosage. Aspirin should not be given to babies under 6 months of age.

Medicine Name

May Give Every

12-17 lbs.
6-11 mo.

18-23 lbs.
12-23 mo.

24-35 lbs.
2-3 yr.

36-47 lbs.
4-5 yr. 

48-59 lbs.
6-8 yr. 

60-85 lbs.
9-11 yr. 

Chewable Tablets

100mg

6 hours

Do not use

1 tab.

1-1/2 tab.

2 tab.

2-1/2 tab.

Chewable Tablets

50mg

6 hours

Do not use

2 tab.

3 tab.

4 tab.

5 tab.

DROPS

50 mg/ 1.25mL*

6 hours

1 dppr.
1.25 mL

1-1/2 dppr. 
1.875 mL

2 dppr.
2.5 mL

3 dppr.
3.75 mL

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Suspension

100 mg/5 mL

6 hours

2.5 mL
or
1/2 tsp.

4 mL or
3/4 tsp.

5 mL or
1 tsp.

7.5 mL or 1-1/2 tsp.

10 mL or 2 tsp.

12.5 mL or 2-1/2 tsp.

Tablets

200 mg

6 hours

Do not use

1 tab.

1-1/2 tab.

Chewable Tablets

100 mg
  • May Give Every 6 hours
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. | 1 tab.
  • 36-47 lbs. 4-5 yr. | 1-1/2 tab.
  • 48-59 lbs. 6-8 yr. | 2 tab.
  • 60-85 lbs. 9-11 yr. | 2-1/2 tab.

 

Chewable Tablets

50 mg
  • May Give Every 6 hours
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. | 2 tab.
  • 36-47 lbs. 4-5 yr. | 3 tab.
  • 48-59 lbs. 6-8 yr. | 4 tab.
  • 60-85 lbs. 9-11 yr. | 5 tab.

 

DROPS

50 mg/1.25mL*
  • May Give Every 6 hours
  • 14-17 lbs. 6-11 mo. | 1 dppr.1.25mL
  • 18-23 lbs. 12-23 mo. | 1-1/2 dppr. 1.875mL
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. | 2 dppr. 2.5mL
  • 36-47 lbs. 4-5 yr. | 3 dppr. 3.75mL

 

Suspension

100 mg/5 ml
  • May Give Every 6 hours
  • 12-17 lbs. 6-11 mo. | 2.5mL or 1/2 tsp.
  • 18-23 lbs. 12-23 mo. | 4mL or 3/4 tsp.
  • 24-35 lbs. 2-3 yr. | 5mL or 1 tsp.
  • 36-47 lbs. 4-5 yr. | 7.5mL or 1-1/2 tsp.
  • 48-59 lbs. 6-8 yr. | 10mL or 2 tsp.
  • 60-85 lbs. 9-11 yr. | 12.5mL or 2-1/2 tsp.

 

Tablets

200 mg
  • May Give Every 6 hours
  • 48-59 lbs. 6-8 yr. | 1 tab.
  • 60-85 lbs. 9-11 yr. | 1-1/2 tab.