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can i give children claritin and advil/motrin within few hours difference to my five year old?

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Use at same time: Both meds can be given at the same time- no need to wait hours to give each med.

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Is it bad to take aspirin and nurofen together? I woke up with a terrible headache, and took an aspirin. Now I have some bad period pain :(

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