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Usual Adult Dose (tylenol-acetaminophen)

Usual Adult Dose for Fever

Immediate-release formulations:

Weight 50 kg or greater: 1000 mg IV or orally every 6 hours OR 650 mg IV, orally, or rectally every 4 hours
Maximum Single Dose: 1000 mg
Minimum Dosing Interval: every 4 hours
Maximum Daily Dose (includes all routes of administration and all acetaminophen-containing products): 4000 mg

Weight less than 50 kg: 15 mg/kg IV, orally, or rectally every 6 hours OR 12.5 mg/kg IV, orally, or rectally every 4 hours
Maximum Single Dose: 15 mg/kg
Minimum Dosing Interval: every 4 hours
Maximum Daily Dose (includes all routes of administration and all acetaminophen-containing products): 75 mg/kg

Extended-Release: 1300 mg orally every 8 hours
Maximum daily dose: 3900 mg

Comments:

This drug may be given as a single dose or at repeated intervals not to exceed maximum daily dose; maximum daily dose is based on all routes of administration and all products containing acetaminophen.

For IV administration, verify the dose in mg and mL to ensure the dose is correct; verify that infusion pumps are properly programmed

Uses: For the management of mild to moderate pain and the management of moderate to severe pain with adjunctive opioid analgesics. For the reduction of fever.

 

Usual Adult Dose for Pain 

Immediate-release formulations:

Weight 50 kg or greater: 1000 mg IV or orally every 6 hours OR 650 mg IV, orally, or rectally every 4 hours
Maximum Single Dose: 1000 mg
Minimum Dosing Interval: every 4 hours
Maximum Daily Dose (includes all routes of administration and all acetaminophen-containing products): 4000 mg

Weight less than 50 kg: 15 mg/kg IV, orally, or rectally every 6 hours OR 12.5 mg/kg IV, orally, or rectally every 4 hours
Maximum Single Dose: 15 mg/kg
Minimum Dosing Interval: every 4 hours
Maximum Daily Dose (includes all routes of administration and all acetaminophen-containing products): 75 mg/kg

Extended-Release: 1300 mg orally every 8 hours
Maximum daily dose: 3900 mg

Comments:

This drug may be given as a single dose or at repeated intervals not to exceed maximum daily dose; maximum daily dose is based on all routes of administration and all products containing acetaminophen.

For IV administration, verify the dose in mg and mL to ensure the dose is correct; verify that infusion pumps are properly programmed

Uses: For the management of mild to moderate pain and the management of moderate to severe pain with adjunctive opioid analgesics. For the reduction of fever.

 

Usual Pediatric Dose (tylenol-acetaminophen)


Side Effects of tylenol-acetaminophen

Interactions of tylenol-acetaminophen

Pregnancy Warnings of tylenol-acetaminophen


 

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