Dosage guidelines for Children's Tylenol Elixir:

4-11 months

one-half teaspoon

12-23 months

three-quarters teaspoon

2-3 years

one teaspoon

4-5 years

one and one-half teaspoons

6-8 years

two teaspoons

9-10 years

two and one-half teaspoons

11-12 years

three teaspoons

Dosage guidelines for Sulfatrim

The recommended dosage of Sulfatrim for children with urinary tract

infections is 8 mg/kg trimethoprim and 40 mg/kg sulfamethoxazole per

24 hours, given in two divided doses every 12 hours for 10 days. Use the

following table as a guide for children two months of age or older.

Weight

Dose--every 12 hours

lb kg

Teaspoonfuls

22

10

1 ( 5 ml)

44

20

2 (10 ml)

66

30

3 (15 ml)

88

40

4 (20 ml)

a.

Does the baby need a dose of Tylenol now? If so, how many cc's should

you give?

b.

How many mg of acetaminophen are in each dose of Tylenol?

c.

Should you administer another dose of Tylenol later in the day?

d.

It is 1400 hours and you have just checked vital signs. What time should

you check again?

e.

How many ml's of Sulfatrim should you administer?

f.

How many mg of each of the two active ingredients are contained in each

dose of Sulfatrim?

27.

How many tablets of Tylenol would you administer if the physician ordered 600 mg

for pain? On hand are 10 gr tablets.

28.

The order is to give 1 oz of Maalox. How many tbsp's would you give?

29.

The order is for 2.0 gm of Neomycin. On hand are 500 mg tablets. How many

tablets will you give?

MD0904

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