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if my 2 year old has teken claritin what can he take for a fever

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Do not self-treat your 2 year old. Discuss the options with your child's pediatrician instead.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: The answer is yes...Antihistamines (claritin, zyrtec, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) etc) and anti-fever (motrin, tylenol) can be taken together. If you ... Read More
A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Child doses: Yes your child can take both drugs together
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The products will not interfere with one another.You might want to make sure the kids stomach settles with one before you give the other as sometimes ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : I would crush it and add it to something. The taste is pretty bad.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The two do not interfere with one another.
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Neither: Neither antihistamines or cold medications recommended for children under age 6. You can use saline nose drops to loosen the mucus.
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Dr. Pablo Arango
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: You didn't mention what problem your child is having, but, in general, Motrin (ibuprofen), a pain reliever and antiinflammatory does not have any cros ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Claritin (loratadine): No, your baby may be very sleepy. Push fluids to wash the drug out of his system.
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A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Focus on Zyrtec: Zyrtec is a very effective antihistamine. Starting dose of zyrtec for age and weight is 2.5 ml once daily. Maximum dose of Zyrtec for age and weight i ... Read More
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