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Is double dose of Advil dangerous? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2014
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User:I accidentally gave my 22 month old a double dose of Advil. The nurse said it was not XXXXXXX to him. Is this true or should I have him checked out at the dr office?
Doctor:let me read your query
Doctor:it is not XXXXXXX
Doctor:your nurse is right
Doctor:there is no need to get it checked at the doctor's office
User:Is there any side effects that may occur?
Doctor:nothing at all
Doctor:please be relaxed
Doctor:he might a a little gastric irritation
User:Okay, thank you.
Doctor:my pleasure
Doctor:give him more fluids to drink
Doctor:he will be fine
User:That makes me feel better. It will definitely never happen again.
Doctor:it happens
Doctor:do not blame yourself
Doctor:you have not done something untoward
User:Thank you and have a good day.
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:and have a good day too
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