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A 35-year-old female asked:

baby 8 mths. teething. for weeks, hardly sleeps at night. last night gave calpol, baby slept all night. what is best for baby? to give calpol or not?

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 17 years experience
Teething: Any ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin)generally works better than an acetaminophen based medicine. They both work on pain, but ibuprofen works better for inflammation which is what happens with teething.

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