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I gave my 9 year old children Tylenol but with a tablespoon

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I gave my 9 year old children Tylenol but with a tablespoon 1 1/2 I don't have teaspoon I'm worried
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

Greetings,

Thank you for your question.

I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.

How is her body weight?

How much mg Tylenol is in 5 ml of syrup you gave?

Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

If she is having average weight & with Tylenol 160mg/5 ml, you have given a higher dose according to her age.

However, it is not a toxic dose.

Please omit the next dose.

If she is having fever or pain, you can give her motrin instead of Tylenol.

I hope this information will be helpful.

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Wish her healthy life.

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