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Can i give Ibugesic plus for fever and chest congestion? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Sep-2014
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User:Hi, I've a 3.5 yr old son having high fever for last 2 days along with cough and chest congestion. Today doctor started with antibiotic and chericof for cough. Fever used to go down after 1 hour for the last 2 days. Today gave Meftal and fever is not going down after 2 hours. It is late night and hence gave ibugesic plus 3.5 ml. Please let me know if anything else should be done.
Doctor:i've seen the information you've put in
User:Hello Dr.
Doctor:How has the ibugesic worked for him?
User:it seems the fever had reduced a bit. He had some sweating.
User:Still some temperature is there..
Doctor:Ibugesic is ibuprofen, a well known fever reducer
Doctor:i would give it some time before you try anything else
User:ok Dr. I was bit worried becaused Meftal didn't work and I gave Ibugesic in 2 hours time only.. Is that ok?
Doctor:it takes over 4 hours to get the full effect.
Doctor:Don't be nervous, you are doing the right thing
User:Thanks Dr. Will wait for some more time..
Doctor:Take Care
User:Good night.
Doctor:Good Night
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