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What can I give my 4-month-old for a fever after vaccines?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Tylenol (acetaminophen)

You can use tylenol, or the generic acetaminophen, for fever for this situation.
Motrin is not to be used under 6 months of age.

In brief: Tylenol (acetaminophen)

You can use tylenol, or the generic acetaminophen, for fever for this situation.
Motrin is not to be used under 6 months of age.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Acetaminophen.

You may give Acetaminophen drops in the appropriate dose to prevent fever and irritability.
For swelling or soreness, put a wet, warm washcloth on the area of the shots as often and as long as needed to provide comfort. Call your child's healthcare provider if your child has a rash or any reaction to the shots other than fever and mild irritability, or if your child has a fever that lasts more than 36 hours.

In brief: Acetaminophen.

You may give Acetaminophen drops in the appropriate dose to prevent fever and irritability.
For swelling or soreness, put a wet, warm washcloth on the area of the shots as often and as long as needed to provide comfort. Call your child's healthcare provider if your child has a rash or any reaction to the shots other than fever and mild irritability, or if your child has a fever that lasts more than 36 hours.
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
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