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I have a child with fever that did not come below 39c after patacetamol, what is the best medication to add. Ibruprofen or mefenamic acid?

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Dr. David Schleimer
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In brief: Ibuprofen

It is a good anti-inflammatory and anti-pyretic (reduces temp).
Mefenamic acid is good for reducing pain and swelling for peri-menstrual complaints and possibly migraines.It is not recommended for a child.

In brief: Ibuprofen

It is a good anti-inflammatory and anti-pyretic (reduces temp).
Mefenamic acid is good for reducing pain and swelling for peri-menstrual complaints and possibly migraines.It is not recommended for a child.
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