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Doctor insights on: Children S Motrin Overdose

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What are the tests for motrin overdose?

What are the tests for motrin overdose?

No Specific Tests: Although it would be possible to measure the level of drug in your blood, the main concerns would be the effect on the kidneys, liver, and platelets. You must be monitored for GI bleeding and signs of an impending vascular event such a stroke or heart attack. ...Read more

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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What is the definition or description of: Motrin overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Motrin overdose?

Motrin overdose: Motrin (Ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for motrin overdose?

What is the treatment for motrin overdose?

Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the symptoms of advil (ibuprofen) overdose, mainly maintaining cardiac, respiratory, and renal functioning such as IV fluids. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Children's Motrin (ibuprofen) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Children's Motrin (ibuprofen) overdose?

Overdose: Technically taking more than the recommended dose per the age or weight of a child is considered an overdose. However, that does not mean that this will make the child ill. I would follow up with the child's pediatrician to discuss an appropriate amount based on the child's weight. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for children's motrin (ibuprofen) overdose?

Activated charcoal: If presenting to the er within 1-2 hours of ingestion, activated charcoal can be administered to reduce absorption. Otherwise, physicians treat the symptoms of advil (ibuprofen) overdose, mainly maintaining cardiac, respiratory, and renal functioning such as IV fluids. ...Read more

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Would childrens motrin help my headache?

Would childrens motrin help my headache?

Yes: It may help if you take enough to make adult dose i.E 600 mgm or 800 mgm. ...Read more

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What to do if i drank half a bottle of childrens motrin, will i be ok?

What to do if i drank half a bottle of childrens motrin, will i be ok?

Why?: Why did you drink the motrin? You should see a doctor to discuss that question. If you drank 2 oz of motrin, that would only cause some stomach pain. If more than that, then call poison control for instructions. Get help for the reason why! ...Read more

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Could adults take childrens motrin?

Could adults take childrens motrin?

Yes: The kid tabs vary in strength from 50-100mg (junior usually 100) depending on the manufacturer. The liquid usually has a strength of 100mg/5cc. Adult dosage runs 200 to 400mg while maximum adult dosage is 600mg up to 4 times a day. ...Read more

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What to do if i bought some childrens motrin that was recalled and i don't know what to do with it. Can i return it?

What to do if i bought some childrens motrin that was recalled and i don't know what to do with it. Can i return it?

You can try: Take it back where you bought it. They will be receptive especially if you can prove that you bought it from their store. You can also call the company and see what they would suggest. ...Read more

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Can i give my child hylands cough and cold multi symptom while shes on childrens motrin?

Can i give my child hylands cough and cold multi symptom while shes on childrens motrin?

Cough and cold : Over the counter cough and cold medicines are not for kids under 5 , consult your doctor if you need to use . ...Read more

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What medications should not be taken with ibuprofen (children's motrin)?

None: You can typically mix most medications with motrin. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should be spaced out from motrin if additional anti-pyretic (fever) medication is needed. Childrens advil is the same medication and should not be given together. antibiotics, or other medication can be given at same time. If you have additional concerns, you can request consult. ...Read more

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Can i put children's motrin (ibuprofen) in the refridgerator?

Can i put children's motrin (ibuprofen) in the refridgerator?

Room temp!!: Room temperature, between 59 -86 degrees is the recommended temperature at which your Motrin should be stored! should not be refrigerated! ...Read more

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My son has a 102 temp and what is better children's Tylenol or children's motrin?

My son has a 102 temp and what is better children's Tylenol or children's motrin?

Either: Fever - need to treat only if child is uncomfortable. Fever is the body's response to infection. Tylenol can be dosed every 4-6 hours, motrin every 6-8 hours. Both are effective. ...Read more

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What is best to give childrens motrin or childrens tylenol (acetaminophen)?

What is best to give childrens motrin or childrens tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Both are OK: Both are fine to use in the appropriate doses. Check with your provider for the appropriate dose for your child's age and weight. Make sure there are no allergies to these medications. ...Read more

Motrin Overdose (Definition)

Motrin (Ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication ...Read more


Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more