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2y year old having fever and running nose. What is the tylenol dosage?

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Hi Doc,
My 2 year old daughter is having a temp of 38.8C. we gave her a suppository 100mg telynol which is a low dosage.
When can i give her next medicine which is 5ml Adol peditric syrup as her fever is not going down.
She is having fever since last 4 - 5 hours. Running nose . No cough.

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Posted Thu, 28 Jun 2012 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta 18 minutes later
Thanks for the query.
The dose of suppository is 80 to 100 mg every 4 to 6 hours,so you have not given a lw dose.
If you want to switch to oral paracetamol syrup,the dose is 10 to 15 mg/kg body weight of child every 4 to 6 hours.
You can give the oral paracetamol after 4 hours of the suppository.
I hope to have answered your query however you may revert to me for any further query.
Best of luck.
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