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Can a 9 yr old that is 52 pounds take an aleve?


brandynmike4ever 25 May 2018

Over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers can be very effective for headaches in adults. Acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and aspirin are easily available and generally safe in small doses. Most of these are safe for children, as well. However, aspirin is an important exception. Aspirin is associated with a risk of Reye's syndrome in children. Therefore, you should not give aspirin to a child or teen unless specifically directed by a doctor

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kaismama 23 July 2014

He can safely take one every 8 hrs.

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