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Prescribe the dosage of paracetamol HP mil 250 for an infant? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Sep-2013
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User:Hello dr what z the correct dosage of paracetamol HP mil 250 mg per 5ml
User:For 2.11 years child male
User:His wt z 11kg
Doctor:the dose is 10mg/kg of body weight
Doctor:so if a baby is 11 kg it is 11*10
Doctor:that is 110ml of paracetamol every 4 hours
Doctor:Each ml will have aroung 100 mg
Doctor:For a baby of 2.11 years with weight of 11 kg, around 2. 5 ml to 3 ml of the syrup every 4 hours will suffice
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User:S mam
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Doctor:is that all for now?
User:I gave 5ml thrice
Doctor:that is bit too much for the baby
User:From yesterday night
Doctor:every time give no more than 3 ml
Doctor:per dose
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