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

Paracetamol dose for 1-2 months

A

30 - 60 mg

1.25-2.5 ml

8 hourly (TDS)

2
Q

Paracetamol dose for 3 - 5 months

A

60 mg

2.5ml

4-6 hourly

3
Q

Paracetamol dose for 6 months - 1 year

A

120 mg

5ml

4
Q

Paracetamol dose for 2-3 years

A

180 mg

7.5ml

5
Q

Paracetamol dose for 4 - 5 years

A

240 mg

10ml

6
Q

Paracetamol dose for 6 - 7 years

A

240 - 250 mg

Switch to six plus suspension : 5 ml

7
Q

Paracetamol dose for 8 - 9 years

A

360 - 375 mg

7.5 ml of six plus

8
Q

Paracetamol dose for 10- 11 years

A

480- 500 mg

Six plus 10 ml

9
Q

Paracetamol dose for 12 - 15 years

A

480 - 750 mg

1-1.5 tablets

10
Q

Paracetamol dose for 16- 17 years

A

Same as adult

500mg - 1 g every 4-6 hours

11
Q

Paracetamol dose for fever post - vaccine in infants?

A

Over 2 months:

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

12
Q

Minimum age ibuprofen can be given in children

A

3 months

13
Q

Ibuprofen dose child age 3-5 months

A

50 mg TDS

14
Q

Ibuprofen dose child age 6 - 11 months

A

50 mg TDS-QDS

15
Q

Ibuprofen dose child age 1 - 3 years

A

100mg TDS

16
Q

Ibuprofen dose child age 4-6 years

A

150mg TDS

17
Q

Ibuprofen dose child age 7-9 years

A

200mg TDS

18
Q

Ibuprofen dose child age 10 - 11 years

A

300 mg TDS

19
Q

Ibuprofen dose child age 12 years and over

A

300-400mg TDS

Same as adult: max dose 400mg TDS OTC

20
Q

Max dose of paracetamol in adults?

A

4 g (8 tablets) per day

21
Q

Max dose of ibuprofen in an adult OTC?

What about POM?

A

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

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

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