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Acetaminophen And Ibuprofen Dosing In Children


Acetaminophen or ibuprofen

are given to decrease your child's pain or fever. They can be bought without a doctor's order. You may be able to alternate acetaminophen with ibuprofen. Ask how much medicine is safe to give your child, and how often to give it. Acetaminophen can cause liver damage if not taken correctly. Ibuprofen can cause stomach bleeding or kidney problems.

Acetaminophen Dosage in Children
Ibuprophen Dosage in Children

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.