Health Faqs


Well Baby/Child recommended Checkup Schedule
  • Newborn
  • 2 week checkup PKU Screen and optional expanded metabolic testing available ($25 through Baylor) detects additional disorders see
    www.savebabies.org for additional information
  • 1 month weight and newborn issues
  • 2 month check up
  • 4 month check up
  • 6 month check up
  • 9 month check up
  • 12 month check up
  • 15 month check up                 
  • 18 month check up
  • 2 year check up
  • 3 year check up
  • 5 year check up
  • 7 year check up
  • 9 year check up
  • 11 year check up
  • 13 year check up
  • 14 year check up
  • 15 year check up
  • 16 year check up
  • 17 year check up
  • 18 year check up

 

Acetaminophen Dosages
Approximate Weight Range Drops Syrup Chewables 80mg Chewables 160mg
under 12 lb 1/2 dropper 1/4 tsp - -
12-17 lb 1 dropper 1/2 tsp - -
18-23 lb 1 1/2 droppers 3/4 tsp - -
24-35 lb 2 droppers 1 tsp 2 tablets -
36-47 lb 3 droppers 1 1/2 tsp 3 tablets -
48-59 lb - 2 tsp 4 tablets 2 tablets
60-71 lb - 2 1/2 tsp 5 tablets 2 1/2 tablets
72-95 lb - 3 tsp 6 tablets 3 tablets
96 lb & over - 4 tsp 8 tablets 4 tablets
Dosage may be given every 4 hours as needed but not more than 5 times daily.
How Supplied;drops: Each 0.8 ml dropper contains 80 mg acetaminophen.
Syrup: Each 5 ml teaspoon contains 160 mg acetaminophen.
Chewables: Regular tablets contain 80 mg acetaminophen each.
Double-strength tablets contain 160 mg acetaminophen each.

Children's Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil)

Children's Ibuprofen Dosages
Approximate Weight Range Children Infant
13-17 lb 1/2 tsp 1.25 mls
18-23 lb 3/4 tsp 2.5 mls
24-35 lb 1 tsp  
36-47 lb 1 1/2 tsp  
48-59 lb 2 tsp  
60-71 lb 2 1/2 tsp  
72-95 lb 3 tsp  
Dosage may be given every 8 hours as needed but not more than 3 times daily.
NOTE: IF you are not sure how much Children's Motrin to give your child, or have any questions about dosing, call our office for that information.
Infant Motrin etc. has 1.25 mls=50 mg; 2.5 mls=100 mg.
Children's Motrin etc. has 100 mg/5 mls (tsp).