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Child has fever, taken combiflam syrup. Dosage?

My son is nearly 2 yrs old. He is around 17 kg wt. For the last 3 days he has fever not exceeding 100 degree F. We visited a doc and he has p[rescribed Antibiotic for the cold and cough infection. I am giving Combiflam syrup for fever. However even after 2 hrs the fever drops slowly. what ml shd I give. I am giving 7.5 ml at present
Asked On : Thu, 18 Oct 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

Combiflam contains a combination of ibuprofen and paracetamol, because of the ibuprofen aspect of it-you need to make sure that your son takes it on a full stomach.This will reduce the risk of it irritating his stomach.
The dosage that you are giving is appropiate.
Other modalities to reduce fever would be tepid sponging and fan therapy.

I hope this helps and that he feels better soon
Answered: Thu, 18 Oct 2012
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Pediatrician, Cardiology Dr. Pradeep Kumar's  Response
For 17 kg 7.5 ml of combiflam syrup is sufficient dose. 100 F temperature is mild fever, beside giving combiflam syp you can do tepid sponging for decreasing the temperature. give combiflam syp 6 hourly for initial two days and after that only when required. Temp will come down as disease will get controlled by antibiotic. Give plenty of water to maintain hydration.
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Answered: Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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