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Alternating Motrin And Tylenol For Fever
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Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
None: None are all that effective. Try chloroseptic instead. ...Read more
It depends: Which ever one works best for you. ...Read more
It depends: Both can help. It depends which one works best for you. There is no one answer. ...Read more
Take Both: Tylenol is acetaminophen, while advil is ibuprofen. Tylenol is better at swelling, but advil will be better for pain. A study has shown that combining the two medications together will provide better pain relief than either one by itself. Take 2 advil and 1 tylenol for pain. Keep smiling. ...Read more
Sore throat: Finding the cause & treating it. Those meds. Are for lowering temp. And soothing discomfort temporarily. ...Read more
Yes: When children get fever most often we can use one or the other to help reduce the fever but when they have a high fever they are uncomfortable and tylenol (acetaminophen) alone does not decrease the fever wenough and or children are still uncomfortable. In this situation we often reccommend alternating Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
Yes: and yes, read the labels carefully though, best wishes ...Read more
4yo is on day 5 of fever 102 & cough. Neg strep. Alternating Motrin & Tylenol (acetaminophen) acts normal when fever is down but lethargic when up. Now tummy hurts. ?
I have had a fever from 100 to 104 for the past 4 days, after two trips to urgent care I did not have influenza a or b, it is a viral infection and respiratory infection. I was given cough syrup with codine and have been alternating motrin and tylenol.
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. ...Read more
My little brother has a fever how can we break it? Been giving him motrin and tylenol (acetaminophen)
Fever.: Cure the underlying illness. Fever is just a symptom. It does not necessarily need to be treated. If he is miserable with his fever you can use an anti inflammatory med or Acetaminophen or a combination of both ( as you are doing) with the goal of making him feel better. If fever is due to a virus there is generally nothing but tincture of time to break the fever. ...Read more
My fever is out of control because I took 1000mg tylenol (acetaminophen) 1 hr ago and i'm still hot. Ok to add motrin?
My 4 yo son had a high grade fever (102-103.5) for approximately 24 hours (we alternated tylenol/Motrin every 6 hrs). Temp is now 96.5. concerns?
Your question ??: I assume you want to know how to help.Most kids don't really need tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin when they have fever as fever is a natural event that helps them reduce the reproduction of germs. Assuring that the kid has access to fluids and simple foods for energy is your best way to help.If the kid is not able to keep up with his/her fluid needs, an evaluation is needed. ...Read more
My daughter has had a fever. Says she's chilling but no pain. Alternating between tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin. Why fever?
Natural response: The body response to many simple illnesses is fever.This increases blood flow and allows protective white cells to circulate ; speeds up antibody production. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin will suppress fever to some degree, but are unlikely to overcome the bodies effort to protect itself.If the kid is drinking well and playing some, this is fine.Some think letting the fever run its course can shorten illnesses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 year old has had a fever for 4 days now. I have treated her with motrin and tylenol (acetaminophen). The fever has gone from 99.1 to 102.4?
Time to see doctor: I'm not sure exactly what your question is, but it sounds like she needs to be seen if she's had fever over 102 for four days. If you're unable to get her temperature down, recheck the doses of medicine you're giving her. Remember that fever can be helpful in fighting infection, so if she's 101 but acting fine, you don't need to treat it. Fluids will help. Keep her loosely dressed. ...Read more
My son has a fever of 103 and I'm having a hard time with breaking it. I have given Motrin and rotated with Tylenol (acetaminophen). What could this be?
Many possibilities: A broad range of agents, both viral or bacterial, will generate fever in a normal person.The fever is protective, increases blood flow and access to the blood cells that fight infection If the fever persists in spite of proper dosing of ibuprofen or acetaminophen, then that is just the nature of the illness.Encourage cool fluids and other comfort measures until and after the kid is evaluated. ...Read more
My 9 month old has had a fever for 24 hrs, i've been alternating with motrin and tylenol, (acetaminophen) but hasn't broke. What should I do, its spiked to 103.
What do I do for a fever of 103.0? It started on friday and has broken and then came back worse. I am taking tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin. And I am freezing.
Infection: See a doctor and get evaluated and treated if needed. ...Read more
My baby got 6mth shots has 101.9 fever how often can I rotate infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin. Gave Tylenol (acetaminophen) at 9:00 when is safe to give Motrin?
Infant fever: Alternatives to reducing fever in a one year old are a warm (not cold!) bath. The question is whether you need to treat a fever at all. If your child is not fussy or uncomfortable from the fever, you really don't need to treat it. The fever won't harm your child and won't have any affect on the course of the illness. Make sure, however, that your child has seen her doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more
How often to rotate tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin on a 4 yr old whose fever spikes back after only 2 1/2 hrs after dose?
I never do: I pick one or the other medication and stay with the schedule of the one i pick.Fever is not damaging to kids, and stacking medications is unlikely to do much more than give you something to do. Spend more time making sure the kid has access to fluids and is voiding at least every 6 hours.The fever will run it's course in time. ...Read more
My 4 year old has a fever of 101.5. I just gave him tylenol (acetaminophen) but the fever is not declining. Can i give him motrin at the same time?
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