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Doctor insights on: Childrens Motrin Overdose In Children

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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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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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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 she's on childrens motrin?

Can I give my child hylands cough and cold multi symptom while she's 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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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

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What to do if I have headaches like, everyday. Is it bad if I take children's motrin (ibuprofen) (the liquid kind) everyday?

What to do if I have headaches like, everyday. Is it bad if I take children's motrin (ibuprofen) (the liquid kind) everyday?

See Your Provider!: It is not normal to have headaches every day. You need a work up. See your provider asap. Children's Motrin (ibuprofen) is probably not the right dose for you. At 47, you could take up to 800mg. 3 x per day. Call your provider today! ...Read more

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Children's motrin (ibuprofen) cause blood in urine?

Children's motrin (ibuprofen) cause blood in urine?

Excess or overuse: Yes if you are giving higher the normal dose or more frequent doses of Motrin, you may see noise bleeds, blood in urine etc. ...Read more

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Can I give my 13 month daughter children's Motrin (ibuprofen) or just infants? Is there a difference besides the concentration?

Can I give my 13 month daughter children's Motrin (ibuprofen) or just infants? Is there a difference besides the concentration?

Motrin: Yes you can, If you provide her weight, I would give the dose, you can ask your pediatrician or follow instructions on the bottle according to weight not age. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give my 2 year old children's motrin (ibuprofen) if I have already given him children's reactine 24hr?

Is it safe to give my 2 year old children's motrin (ibuprofen) if I have already given him children's reactine 24hr?

Yes: Safe, they don't interact, don't exceed recommended dosage for either, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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How many consecutive days can I give my 16 month old son Children's Motrin (ibuprofen) (for teething) without causing harm? (His molars are coming in.)

How many consecutive days can I give my 16 month old son Children's Motrin (ibuprofen) (for teething) without causing harm? (His molars are coming in.)

Motrin and teething: Motrin if given in appropriate doses for weight and time intervals, every 6 to 8 hrs, is a safe medicine for toddlers and teething. However in there is a history of stomach disorders, kidney problems or bleeding issues it would be best to consult a pediatrician first. Certainly teething and with molars can be a rough go of it, no doubt. I wouldn't recommend using frequently or longer than 5-7d. ...Read more

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My daughter (10) is taking amoxicillin. But she is still have fever. Can she take children's Motrin (ibuprofen) also? Thank you.

My daughter (10) is taking amoxicillin. But she is still have fever. Can she take children's Motrin (ibuprofen) also? Thank you.

Yes: There is no interaction between amoxicillin and ibuprofen, so she can take both. The more important question is why she is taking the amoxicillin and whether we should expect her fever to be gone by now. Most children with bacterial infections that are treated with amoxicillin should have their fevers subside within 2-3 days of starting the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can I give my 2 year old a fever reducing suppository and a children's liquid tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or motrin?

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Can I give my 2 year old a fever reducing suppository and a children's liquid tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or motrin?

Children fever: First thing first. Why the child have fever? Any cough, runny nose, wheezing, or any skin rash, etc...Does the child look OK or he is real sick. Does he need to the doctor right away or not? One of danger is high fever can cause febrile seizure. Ibuprofen in appropriate dose if he is older than 6 months could help. Sponge bath, ice pack, bath in luke warm water also very effective too. ...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