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A 49-year-old male asked:

Gave 7 yr old 1 tsp of amoxicillin at 3am when will it be safe to give ibuprfin for fever reduction? cold/fever on and off since thursday, warm to touch. sleeping well, some cough, not much appetite but drinking water consistant

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Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
There : There is no interaction between Amoxicillin and ibuprofen, so they can be given together if you wish. Please be aware that the Ibuprofen should be given every 6 to 8 hours as needed for pain and/or fever. Take care.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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