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A 35-year-old member asked:

How can i give the tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin for a toddler with fever?

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Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Mg/Kg: You given tyenol at 15mg per kilogram and Motrin at 10mg per kilogram. A kilogram is 2.2 lbs.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is it better to take tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin for a fever?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Either: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is an antipyretic so it is helpful with fever. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory and addresses both fever and inflammation. With stubborn fevers people often alternate tylenol (acetaminophen) (every 4 hours) and Ibuprofen (can be taken every 6 hours). Some people find one works better than the other for them. Be sure you are drinking well when taking ibuprofen.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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