Symptom Checker & Dosing Tables

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Symptom Checker & Dosing Tables

Is your child sick or injured?

Get started by selecting your child's age and gender, and then click "Check Symptoms." You can find helpful information in three different ways:

  • Select a body area from the image
  • Search with keywords
  • Use the alphabetical listing by clicking "Care Guides A-Z" next to the search bar

In the menu on the left, you can also find:

  • Acetaminophen, or Tylenol, dose table
  • Ibuprofen, or Motrin and Advil, dose table
  • Dosage tables for other commonly used medications
  • First aid instructions
  • General advice for parents around frequently asked questions. More general advice on a variety of topics can be found in our Education section
  • A "Help" section with more detailed instructions and information about the Symptom Checker

Dosing Tables

The following dosing tables can be used to determine the correct amount of Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), or Cetirizine (Zyrtec) for your child based on their current weight or age.



If you think that your child is having a medical emergency, call 911 immediately. When in doubt, call your clinic or go to the emergency room.