A 38-year-old female asked:
hello doctors. can i use empaped and nurofen at the same time for 4 year old. she started antibiotic yesterday but the fever is still high.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes but....: I find stacking fever meds seldom works. Ibuprofen usually works longer & is effective in situations where anything will help. Fever is part of the bodies natural immune response & helps by increasing heart rate & breathing to push healing blood factors & oxygen through the tissues. Fluids is the most important adjunct to treatment.
Last updated Sep 29, 2018
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