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Is Meftal-p safe for a 7 year old child for fever?

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Posted on Thu, 12 May 2016
Question: Hi, are there any complications of giving mental-p below 102. My daughter aged 7, is running cyclical fever since 3 days. She is on anti vitals, which stated XXXXXXX Wanted to give mental at 101 knowing fever will spike. Pls suggest
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Patel (20 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Can give meftal p

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to HCM.
Can understand your concerns.

Yes, you can give meftal p syrup for fever in your child.
There are no side effects if given in proper dosage.
I am quite sure that you have wrongly written meftal p as mental p.
In my opinion, you can give 7 ml of meftal p syrup for fever.
I hope this will help you.
Take care.
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Is Meftal-p safe for a 7 year old child for fever?

Brief Answer: Can give meftal p Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome to HCM. Can understand your concerns. Yes, you can give meftal p syrup for fever in your child. There are no side effects if given in proper dosage. I am quite sure that you have wrongly written meftal p as mental p. In my opinion, you can give 7 ml of meftal p syrup for fever. I hope this will help you. Take care.