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What OTC medicine do you give a child with a high temperature?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Acetomenophen or
The basic selection for children includes acetomenophen & ibuprophen (after 6mo).
There are a number of brand or generic versions thit i consider equivalent. Avoid the products with other meds added in as they reduce your dosing flexabillity. Aspirin products are avoided under 16 years of age due to an association with liver failure/reye syndrome.

In brief: Acetomenophen or
The basic selection for children includes acetomenophen & ibuprophen (after 6mo).
There are a number of brand or generic versions thit i consider equivalent. Avoid the products with other meds added in as they reduce your dosing flexabillity. Aspirin products are avoided under 16 years of age due to an association with liver failure/reye syndrome.
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