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Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


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Can I give my 4 year old Children's Mucinex (5ml) and children's Advil together?

Can I give my 4 year old Children's Mucinex (5ml) and children's Advil together?

No interaction: Ibuprofen can be used to treat fever if your child is very uncomfortable; not every fever needs treating (even high fever if your child looks well). I recommend avoiding cough preparations as they tend to have more side effects than beneficial effects. ...Read more

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Please explain how long does it take childrens Advil (ibuprofen) to kick in?

Please explain how long does it take childrens Advil (ibuprofen) to kick in?

About: 45 minutes to an hour. It depends on how full the stomach already. ...Read more

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What would happen if a child was accidentally given 2 mls more of Advil (ibuprofen) children's syrup, than they were supposed to get?

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What would happen if a child was accidentally given 2 mls more of Advil (ibuprofen) children's syrup, than they were supposed to get?

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

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Is it possible for me to give childrens Advil (ibuprofen) and antibiotic?

Is it possible for me to give childrens Advil (ibuprofen) and antibiotic?

Yes: These can be given to a child at the same time.They do not interfere with one another. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my child take childrens Advil (ibuprofen) after she has taken a pain reliever pill?

Is it possible that my child take childrens Advil (ibuprofen) after she has taken a pain reliever pill?

Which pain pill?: If it is another anti-inflammatory, no. I would not combine two of the same kind. If your child has so much pain that one type of medicine is not enough, isn't it time to take her to her doctor? ...Read more

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Paediatrician asked me to give my 19 6lb baby 4 5ml children Advil (ibuprofen) but the pack says for her weight she needs 1 875ml and it a100mg 5ml is this right?

Paediatrician asked me to give my 19 6lb baby 4 5ml children Advil (ibuprofen) but the pack says for her weight she needs 1 875ml and it a100mg 5ml is this right?

5ml of 100mg/5ml li: The dose is 4.5 milligrams per pound of body weight (for metric users, that's 10mg per kilo). For example: a 20-pound child would get about 90mg (20 x 4.5 =90mg). This comes out to one teaspoon of the children's liquid. (5ml). ...Read more

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Can i mix children's Advil (ibuprofen) with childrens allergy medicine?

Depends: Many children's medication preparations have antihistamines, which is the active ingredient in the allergy medicines. So, you have to be careful- i would ask your pediatrician about the exact preparation you plan to use and the reason for the use. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take gel nyquil capsules and children's liquid Advil (ibuprofen) together?

Try to space them: Out 4-6 hours apart. Nyquil has tylenol (acetaminophen) which is a pain killer and combining with advil would be a double whammy. If u already took both at the same time, it won't harm u. Take care! ...Read more

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Can i give my daughter of 5 years old hylands complete cold and flu and childrens advil (ibuprofen)?

Can i give my daughter of 5 years old hylands complete cold and flu and childrens advil (ibuprofen)?

Likely: Check the ingredients and make sure you base the dose on her weight. If you have any doubt call your pharmacist who can be very helpful. All the best and I hope she feels better. ...Read more

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Casey has had a fever for several days and now has a raspy cough. We give him children's Advil (ibuprofen). His temperature is around 100 and he is lethargic. ?

Casey has had a fever for several days and now has a raspy cough. We give him children's Advil (ibuprofen).  His temperature is around 100 and he is lethargic. ?

See doctor: Casey seems to be having viral infection causing low grade fever and raspy cough You may not give advil (ibuprofen) if the temperature does not go above 100 .As he is having fever for several days ,cough and being lethargic , better get him checked by your doctor and have him treated ...Read more

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My 2 yearold son, has a fever of 101 i just gave him some children's Advil, (ibuprofen) when I put the bottle back I noticed that the bottle was expired 9/15. ?

My 2 yearold son, has a fever of 101 i just gave  him some children's Advil, (ibuprofen) when I put the bottle back I noticed that the bottle was expired 9/15. ?

Not a problem: This med will not turn toxic after the listed date, that's just the last time they assure potency. If it seems to be effective it is okay to use for now, but I would pick up a fresh bottle the next time you go shopping. ...Read more

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5 year old fever, 102, barely responding (101.4 after 3 hrs in meds) to children's Advil (ibuprofen) - should I wake him for a dose during the night?

5 year old fever, 102, barely responding (101.4 after 3 hrs in meds) to children's Advil (ibuprofen) - should I wake him for a dose during the night?

TAKE HIM TO ER NOW!!: A 5 yo with a temp that is high, not responding to meds and lethargic needs to be seen right now. Take him/her to the er now. ...Read more

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