A 34-year-old member asked:
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toddler's daycare administered infant tylenol (acetaminophen) without my consent. is the drug safe?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,at proper doses: This med has been around for at lease 5 decades that I know of and is well tolerated by infants. The proper dos for size is well studied and on most produces.Like any good medicine, it is strong enough to do good, but used wrong, can do harm.
Answered on Nov 11, 2014

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Dr. Christine Hom
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For pain or fever: You can give Tylenol (acetaminophen) to anyone in the appropriate dose for weight whether or not they have fever. Pain from immunizations or teething ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
3.5 ml every 4-6 hrs: As needed, based on 150mg/5ml concentration and not exceeding 75 mg/kg/day of acetaminophen (tylenol active ingredient), best wishes

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