Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml Dosage for Child Calculator Tool

This tool calculates the correct amoxicillin dosage for your child based on their weight.

Amoxicillin Dosage Calculator for Children

This calculator helps you determine the appropriate dosage of Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml for children based on their weight and the prescribed dose in mg/kg/day.

How to Use

  • Enter the weight of the child in kilograms (kg).
  • Enter the prescribed dose in mg/kg/day.
  • Enter the number of doses the child will receive per day.
  • Click “Calculate” to get the result.

How It Calculates

The calculator uses the following steps to determine the correct dosage:

  1. Calculate the total daily dosage in milligrams (mg) by multiplying the child’s weight (kg) by the dose (mg/kg/day).
  2. Divide the total daily dosage by the number of doses per day to get the dosage per administration in milligrams (mg).
  3. Convert the dosage per administration from milligrams (mg) to milliliters (ml) using the concentration of 250mg per 5ml.

Limitations

Please note the following limitations of this calculator:

  • The calculator is intended for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice.
  • Always consult a healthcare provider for accurate dosing instructions.
  • This calculator assumes that the concentration of the Amoxicillin suspension is 250mg/5ml.

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