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Can i give gravel and advil (ibuprofen) at the same time to my 2 year old child?

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Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Not a good idea: I strongly recommend against giving your 2 year old gravel at any time!
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Ha ha... on serious note, ibuprofens and tylenols are what I usually recommend and use on my kid. You can alternate one and the other throughout the day.
Feb 12, 2012
Dr. William Scott
Specializes in General Practice
Huh?: I'm not sure what you were asking. I'm sure you did not mean "gravel". However, for fever or pain, Ibuprofen and acetomenophen respectably are best and tried for many years. However, never give a the same time. I personally never recommend giving naprosyn (naproxen) to a child. You don't ever want to give naprosyn (naproxen) and Ibuprofen together. Combined will increases risk of stomach bleeds and kidney damage.

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