Our expert says:
The correct dose of paracetamol for a child does not depend on its age, but its weight. The usual dose is 15 mg per kilogram of weight.
In other words if a baby weighs 10 kg it should have 150 mg. This dose can be taken once every 4 hours, up to 4 times per day if needed.
However, since your child did not receive other paracetamol doses during the day, I suspect that no harm would be done (depending on the weight of your little one) as the TOTAL DAILY DOSE in children should not exceed 90 mg per kilogram in a day.
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