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Flashcards in Paracetamol / Ibuprofen In Children Deck (21):
1

Paracetamol dose for 1-2 months

30 - 60 mg

1.25-2.5 ml

8 hourly (TDS)

2

Paracetamol dose for 3 - 5 months

60 mg

2.5ml

4-6 hourly

3

Paracetamol dose for 6 months - 1 year

120 mg

5ml

4

Paracetamol dose for 2-3 years

180 mg

7.5ml

5

Paracetamol dose for 4 - 5 years

240 mg

10ml

6

Paracetamol dose for 6 - 7 years

240 - 250 mg

Switch to six plus suspension : 5 ml

7

Paracetamol dose for 8 - 9 years

360 - 375 mg

7.5 ml of six plus

8

Paracetamol dose for 10- 11 years

480- 500 mg

Six plus 10 ml

9

Paracetamol dose for 12 - 15 years

480 - 750 mg

(1-1.5 tablets)

10

Paracetamol dose for 16- 17 years

Same as adult
500mg - 1 g every 4-6 hours

11

Paracetamol dose for fever post - vaccine in infants?

Over 2 months:

60mg dose, followed by second dose if needed 4-6 hours later

12

Minimum age ibuprofen can be given in children

3 months

13

Ibuprofen dose child age 3-5 months

50 mg TDS

14

Ibuprofen dose child age 6 - 11 months

50 mg TDS-QDS

15

Ibuprofen dose child age 1 - 3 years

100mg TDS

16

Ibuprofen dose child age 4-6 years

150mg TDS

17

Ibuprofen dose child age 7-9 years

200mg TDS

18

Ibuprofen dose child age 10 - 11 years

300 mg TDS

19

Ibuprofen dose child age 12 years and over

300-400mg TDS

Same as adult: max dose 400mg TDS OTC

20

Max dose of paracetamol in adults?

4 g (8 tablets) per day

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Max dose of ibuprofen in an adult OTC?

What about POM?

Max dose OTC: 1200mg (1.2g) 400mg TDS

Max dose POM: 2400mg (2.4g) 600mg QDS