A 42-year-old female asked:
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Can a child with g6pdd take advil (ibuprofen)?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Not recommended: Advil (ibuprofen) is not recommended for kids with g6pd.
Answered on Jul 17, 2013

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Nothing serious: Ingestion of an additional 2 ml of ibuprofen(motrin) is not expected to exert any serious consequence unless repeated.

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