New Dosing Directions for Infants' Acetaminophen ProductsEvery maker of infants' acetaminophen products, including Infants' TYLENOL®, is changing the amount (concentration) of acetaminophen in their medicines.
This means there will be new directions for these products.
These changes are intended to standardize dosing across products and help to reduce medication errors. Some of these new products are in stores now, and the transition will take place over time until all old product is no longer on shelf. Infants' TYLENOL® products will be returning to store shelves with these changes during the upcoming cold and flu season.
What You Need To Know
What You Need To Do
The amount (concentration) of acetaminophen is changing.
All boxes and bottles will clearly label the concentration. Always tell your healthcare professional exactly which concentration you have so that he or she can tell you the correct dosage amount for the product you are using.
80 mg per 0.8 mL
160 mg per 5 mL
|As always, it is very important to read and follow the label directions. |
For children less than two years of age, only your healthcare professional can give you the right dose for your baby, therefore please call a doctor or pharmacist to be sure you know the right dose before using these products.