Welcome to Roslindale Pediatrics

We are listening!

Posted by on June 26, 2017 in News | Comments Off on We are listening!

A big thanks to those of you that have completed our survey. We are striving to make your experience here excellent.

As a result of feedback here are some of the improvements that are happening.

  • Our child safety locks for the rooms have arrived and will be installed soon
  • We will be reinstituting the books in the rooms soon- in the meantime we do have children’s books in the waiting rooms
  • Thanks for your patience as we continue to add more decorations to the patient rooms

Keep your eyes out for more improvements in the upcoming months! Keep the suggestions coming.

RPApatientfeedback@gmail.com

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3JKPV3H

Tick Guidelines

Posted by on June 2, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Tick Guidelines

It is a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors, but make sure you and your kids are safe.  The AAP has some great guidelines about ticks.  Click on the link below for information.  If you have anymore questions, please give us a call.

tick guidelines

 

Tylenol and Ibuprofen Dosage

Posted by on May 13, 2017 in News | Comments Off on Tylenol and Ibuprofen Dosage

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ACETAMINOPHEN (TYLENOL)
DOSAGE (every 4-6 hours) :

The enclosed syringe with the infant drops is designed to provide 1.25 ml ( 40 mg) increments.

           WEIGHT     Milligram dosage                             DOSE
             12-17 lb.              80 mg 2.50 ml    
Infant Drops
             18-23 lb.             120 mg 3.75 ml 
Infant Drops
             24-35 lb.             160 mg 5 ml Elixir or 2 chewable tabs
             36-47 lb.             240 mg 7.5 ml Elixir or 3 chewable tabs
             48-59 lb.             320 mg 10 ml Elixir or 4 chewable tabs
             60-71 lb.             400 mg 12.5 ml teaspoons Elixir or 5 chewable tabs
             72- 95 lb             480 mg 6 chewable tabs or 3 Junior Strength Tablets

 

IBUPROFEN ( ADVIL, MOTRIN)
DOSAGE (every 6-8 hours):

WEIGHT

MILLIGRAM
DOSAGE

DOSE

12-21 lb.

50 mg.

1.25 ml Oral Drops OR
½ teaspoon Suspension

22-30 lb.

100mg.

2.50 ml. (2 x 1.25)Oral Drops OR
1 teaspoon Suspension OR
1 Chewable (100mg.) Tablet

31-40 lb.

150mg.

1 ½  teaspoons Suspension OR
1 ½  Chewable (100mg.) Tablets

41-50 lb.

200mg.

2 teaspoons Suspension OR
2 Chewable (100mg.) Tablets

51-60 lb.

250 mg.

2 ½ teaspoons Suspension OR
2 ½ Chewable (100 mg.) Tablets

61-79 lb.

300 mg.

3 teaspoons Suspension OR
3 Chewable (100 mg.) Tablets OR
3 Caplets (100mg.)

80-100 lb.

400 mg.

4 Chewable (100 mg.) Tablets OR
4 Caplets (100 mg.) OR
2 adult tablets (200 mg.)

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