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Child has fever. Given Crocin. Should medication be given when there is no fever?

Hi Doctor, my son is 5 y 11 months old, he has been having fewer since yesterday, now when i checked at 02:30 AM India time it showed me a reading of 96.6 and i know it is normal, my question is actually we had given him 10 ml of Crocin at 10:30 PM India time and i am suppose to check for his fewer 4 hour once and since the fewer is not there now, should i still give him the dosage or we shouldn t give him, we always get confused ? His weight will be approximately 16 to 17 Kg.
Asked On : Sun, 11 Nov 2012
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Crocin (Paracetamol) is a SOS medicine, it is given only if required. There is no course / minimum duration of treatment for it. It is to be given only when there is fever.

Don't give the medicine when he doesn't have fever.
Answered: Sun, 11 Nov 2012
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