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Childrens motrin overdose in children

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 48 years experience
No Specific Tests: Although it would be possible to measure the level of drug in your blood, the main concerns would be the effect on the kidneys, liver, and platelets. ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Motrin overdose: Motrin (Ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is use... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the sy... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Atkins
Pediatrics 11 years experience
Overdose: Technically taking more than the recommended dose per the age or weight of a child is considered an overdose. However, that does not mean that this w... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the sy... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
Why?: Why did you drink the motrin? You should see a doctor to discuss that question. If you drank 2 oz of motrin, that would only cause some stomach pain... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
neurology 48 years experience
Yes: It may help if you take enough to make adult dose i.E 600 mgm or 800 mgm.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
Adolescent Medicine 36 years experience
Usually: You can return it to the store of purchase for a refund.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hilary Petersel
Pediatrics 18 years experience
None: You can typically mix most medications with motrin. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should be spaced out from motrin if additional anti-pyretic (fever) medic... Read More
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Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Read the label: I don't believe Motrin needs to be refrigerated but read the label.

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