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Table 4 National guidelines on dosage by age for AQ medicines. [1 tab = 200 mg AQ base; 5 ml = 50 mg AQ base]

From: Use of over-the-counter malaria medicines in children and adults in three districts in Kenya: implications for private medicine retailer interventions

     Total no spoons syrup
Age Days given over Total no tabs Total in mg tsp (5 ml) tbs (10 ml)
< 6 months 3 3/4 – 1 150 – 200 3 – 4 1/2 1 1/2 – 2
6 – 11 months 3 1 1/4 – 1 3/4 250 – 350 5 – 7 1/2 2 1/2 – 3 1/2
12 – 47 months 3 2 – 2 1/4 400 – 450 7 1/2 – 9 1/2 4 – 5
48 – 71 months 3 2 1/2 – 3 1/2 500 – 700 10 – 14 1/2 5 – 7
15 – 16 years 3 4–6 1/4 800–1250 - -
16 + years 3 6 1/2–7 1/2 - 1300–1500 - -