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Child having fever. Dose of tylenol to be given?

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young child feveri have a two month old running a fever, how much children's tylenol can i give her?
Posted Wed, 20 Feb 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 1 hour later
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The fever in a child of that age should be assessed and managed after a proper assessment by a personal visit.
The dose of paracetamol is 10mg/kg per dose. It can be given every 6 hours. If the child weighs 4kg then the dose would be 40mg 6hourly.
I hope that answers your query.
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