Claritin (loratadine) 5 mg/5 mL

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 12.5 mg/5 mL

Advil/Motrin (ibuprofen)

Pediatric Medication Dosing

Zyrtec (cetirizine) 5 mg/5 mL

  • Given for allergies, mild allergic reactions, hives, and itching. 
  • May be given every 6 hours
  • ‚ÄčIf there is tongue swelling or difficulty breathing, call 911 immediately.
  • Consult a provider before giving to a child less than 15 pounds.
  • DO NOT give for sleep induction.

Tylenol (acetaminophen) Liquid 160 mg/5 mL

  • Indicated for reducing fever and discomfort.
  • Doses may be given every 6-8 hours.
  • Please contact a provider before giving the medication to an infant less than 6 months of age.
  • Choose dose based on last known weight. Do not try and guess your child's weight.
  • Indicated for reducing fever and discomfort.
  • Please contact a provider before giving the medication to an infant less than 2 months of age.
  • Doses may be given every 4-6 hours
  • DO NOT give more than 5 doses in 24 hours.
  • Choose dose based on last known weight. Do not try and guess your child's weight.