Dosing Recommendation Chart

Convenient Dosage

  • Pleasant strawberry-banana flavor
  • Provides long-lasting symptom relief for up to 12 hours for children as young as 2 years1
  • Can be taken with or without food1

Total daily dose for 2-11 years is 0.2-0.4 mg/kg/day administered in 2 divided doses given every 12 hours1

  • Start with lower doses and increase as needed and tolerated.
  • Measure Karbinal ER with an accurate milliliter measuring device. A household teaspoon is not an accurate measuring device and could lead to over dosage. A pharmacist can provide an appropriate measuring device and can provide instructions for measuring the correct dose.
  • Maximum recommended dosage per age group is as follows: 2 to 3 years -- 5 mL (4mg) Q 12 hours; 4 to 5 years -- 10 mL (8 mg) Q 12 hours; 6 to 11 years -- 15 mL (12 mg) Q 12 hours. Maximum total daily dose of Karbinal ER is 32mg given in 2 divided doses Q 12 hours regardless of body weight.
  1. Karbinal (Prescribing Information). Aytu BioScience, Inc. Englewood, CO