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Can we stop giving calpol after fever subsides? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Practicing since : 2003
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Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:How are you doing?
User:Good evening doctor...Am doing good. Thank you
Doctor:Good. Please proceed with your query
User:My daughter wasnt keeping well since Saturday night
User:she is 1.5 year old baby girl
Doctor:I remember that
Doctor:Did you take her to the pediatrician?
User:yes...We met the doctor and he prescribed calpol and some antibiotic to address her cold and cough
User:her temperature subsided today so we stopped calpol as advised by him
User:We've been giving her the medication every 6hours till yesterday night
User:we stopping the calpol should be ok right?
User:Doctor asked us to stop it if the fever subsides
User:just wanting to take a second opinion
Doctor:Yes, if there is no fever you can stop calpol
User:ok...thank you doctor.
Doctor:Complete the antibiotic course though
User:thank you
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Wish your kid a quick recovery
Doctor:Take care
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