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Infant with high fever. What is the dosage for crocin drops?

Hi just want to know if I can give crocin drops (1ml) or tylenol (3.75ml) to my 16 month old daughter as a course..She had fever (100.2) last night and also day before yesterday. My family suggests that if I give this medicine as a course like thrice a day in a gap of 5-6 hours it will be good for her.. Please suggest whats best..
Asked On : Sat, 17 Nov 2012
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Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) comes in various strength and forms varying from company to company.
It is available in drops or syrup and strength varies in each of them.

* Dosage is 15 mg/kg/dose, given every 6 hours *

Based on the weight of your kid and strength of Paracetamol in the medicine you have, you may calculate and give.

Example: if your kid weighs 10 kg, and you are giving her Crocin drops (100 mg per ml), then you should give her 1.5 ml every 6 hrs.

If fever does not subside after 2 to 3 days or if feeding is not good or if activity is poor, do not hesitate to visit your Pediatrician.

Hope my answer helps you.
Wish a speedy recovery for your kid.
Answered: Sat, 17 Nov 2012
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