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How many times can you give a child motrin before he gets used to it and becomes immune to its effects?
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In brief: You do not
Ibuprofen does not cause resistance to your body.
Why do you need to give Ibuprofen frequently?

In brief: You do not
Ibuprofen does not cause resistance to your body.
Why do you need to give Ibuprofen frequently?
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Tachyphalaxis
This process is common to some opioid drugs for pain, when double or tripling the dose is often required to maintain effectiveness.
This does not occur with ibuprofen. A kids fever or discomfort may or may not respond to a normal dose of the product because of the condition, not a lack of action.

In brief: Tachyphalaxis
This process is common to some opioid drugs for pain, when double or tripling the dose is often required to maintain effectiveness.
This does not occur with ibuprofen. A kids fever or discomfort may or may not respond to a normal dose of the product because of the condition, not a lack of action.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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