Dosage Chart for Fever in Children

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Dose: Give each dose every 4 to 6 hours as needed for fever or pain. Do not exceed 5 doses in 24 hours. 

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Ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil) Dose: Give one dose every 6-8 hours as needed for fever or pain. Do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours. Do not give this medication on an empty stomach. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR USE UNDER AGE 6 MONTHS. 

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