With any medication given to a child, it is important to follow the exact dosage recommended based on the weight of the child. Do not give more than the recommended amount within 24 hours.
Acetaminophen Dosage Chart (Tylenol)
Dosages may be repeated every 4 hours, but should not be given more than 5 times in 24 hours.
Ibuprofen Dosage Chart (Advil or Motrin)
Dosages may be repeated every 6 to 8 hours, but should not be given more than 4 times in 24 hours.