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Flashcards in RTS - Paracetamol OTC doses Deck (11):
1

3-6 months

60mg
2.5ml of 120mg/5ml infant

2

6-12 months

120 mg
`5ml of 120mg/5ml infant

3

2-3 years

180mg
7.5ml of 120mg/5ml infant

4

4-5 years

240mg
10ml of 120mg/5ml infant

5

6-8 years

250mg
5ml of 250mg/5ml six plus

6

8-10 years

375mg
7.5ml of 250mg/5ml six plus

7

10 - 12 years

of 250mg/5ml
10ml of 250mg/5ml six plus

8

12 - 16 years

up to 750mg
10-15ml of 250mg/5ml six plus

9

16 years - adult

up to 1g
10-20ml of 250mg/5ml six plus

10

2-3 months

60mg (2.5ml of 120/5ml infant)

if over 4 kg and born over 37 weeks

FOUR hours between doses and no more than TWO doses (in order to identify if v unwell)

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Two strengths of para suspension avail

120/5ml up to 6
250/5ml 6 plus