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Is It Ok To Give Ibuprofen For Fever
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
I gave my daughter (4 yrs.) ibuprofen for fever. 10 minutes later, she threw up. Can I give her more?
My child is 5mths and 16 days old, she's spiked a small fever that's not going away on it's own. Is it okay to give Infants Ibuprofen?
My 2yr old has fever of 102 keeps going up/down gave her infant Advil (ibuprofen) not working can I give it every 4hr instead of 6?
No : Children tend to get high fevers which at times can go to 105. The fever itself is not ususally a concern and it is not necessary to get it under 100 with meds. Temps that rise rapidly can trigger seizures in some children. With temps often come achiness and headaches which contribute to fussiness. The more important thing is to confirm the source of fever is not serious and then provide comfort. ...Read more
My son 4 years old has pneumonia. They prescribed him clindamycin for it, At any rate his fever is back can i give him ibuprofen for the fever?
Should be OK: Fever is sign of ongoing inflammation. Patients can have some low grade fever even after being on antibiotics. It is OK to give the dose per age(mentioned in the label) of acetaminophen or tylenol or ibuprofen. However, need to be careful about the side effects. Cold (not ice cold but tap-water cold) towel over the body is also a good home remedy. If fever continues, take him to his doctor. ...Read more
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. ?
Had on and off fever (up to 102) for past 5 days, was giving ibuprofen every 8-12 hrs as needed. haven't had to give it for past 40 hrs. He is generally fine now. But is now showing 96 under the arm (digital). Same for wife. 98 for younger son)?
My 1years old baby have fever 39 degress.and the doctor give her ibuprofen for to reduce fever.her weight is 7kg.it is possible to give ibuprofen?
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