Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
127 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Suggest treatment for severe fever

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Sumanth Amperayani

Pediatrician, Pulmonology

Practicing since :2003

Answered : 8155 Questions

default
Posted on Fri, 26 Aug 2016 in Child Health
Question: hi doctor,
my daughter picked up fever half an hour ago. is it okay to give her crocin ds in next hour time?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani 31 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You can give Crocin DS

Detailed Answer:
Hi.... you can give Crocin DS for fever. It contains 240 MG for 5 ml strength of Paracetamol. If you can get back to me with the weight of your kid I will suggest you be appropriate dose.

Paracetamol can be given in the dose of 15mg/kg/dose (maximum ceiling dose of 500mg) every 4-6th hourly that too only if fever is more than 100F. I suggest not using combination medicines for fever, especially with Paracetamol.

Regards - Dr. Sumanth
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Drug/Medication ,  

Recent questions on  Crocin

doctor1 MD

Hi doctor my 18 mnth old daughter has 101 fever and is alos teething . She has been v fussy abt food fr the last few days. But today she just...

doctor1 MD

My two year old son is on novomax 125 rediuse syrup,with crocin ds syrup for his fever(on off) from 4/3/14 he has been passing urine after 5 hours...

doctor1 MD

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... sir on 11.12.2010 my son had fever 101.2 F we met doctor sir given...

doctor1 MD

Is Zanocin-400 a drug for Typhoid tretment? Does it control rigers and fever? My doctor has prescribed it as a possibel treatment for typhoid....

doctor1 MD

I am 14 weeks pregnant with twins. For the past 3 days am having severe shooting pain in my arms and shoulders. It started with left hand now moved...

doctor1 MD

My 2 year and 7months girl child is suffering from Fever (102 degree). Her weight is around 16kg. she had vomiting once at around 5:35PM. She is...

doctor1 MD

Hi, my 15 months old daughter was down with fever for the last 3 days.. doc said it was viral fever and was on crocin srops.. her temperature did...