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Is acetaminophen safe to give a kid with chickenpox?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Barry Bergman
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It is preferred in children who have c-pox.
Not aspirin!

In brief: Yes
It is preferred in children who have c-pox.
Not aspirin!
Dr. Barry Bergman
Dr. Barry Bergman
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Dr. Jason Campbell
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Acetaminophen (tylenol) is safe to give to a child with chickenpox but make sure to read the label for appropriate age and weight for safe and effective dosing.
Aspirin has a risk to be given to children and should thus be avoided.

In brief: Yes
Acetaminophen (tylenol) is safe to give to a child with chickenpox but make sure to read the label for appropriate age and weight for safe and effective dosing.
Aspirin has a risk to be given to children and should thus be avoided.
Dr. Jason Campbell
Dr. Jason Campbell
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Dr. James Marx
Aspirin should be strictly avoided in patients up to the age of 16 or some feel 19 to prevent the development of Reye's Syndrome. Reye's Syndrome is a very serious condition which can result in death or brain damage.
Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
Yes, read the bottle and label and dose by weight. Dr. J.

In brief: Yes
Yes, read the bottle and label and dose by weight. Dr. J.
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