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Suggest dosage of Primperan suppository for a child

hi there, my 16 month old baby is running a fever. his temperature went up to 39 degrees last night, I am afraid it will be high again tonight. i just gave him a dose of paracetamol 2 hours ago. i have 10MG of Primperan Suppository@Metoclopramide. What is the dosage of the suppository I should give him? He is 10.8kg. Many thanks
Fri, 17 Jan 2020
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Pediatrician, Pulmonology 's  Response
Hi,

I suggest you not to use this preparation as it might sometimes cause dystonia or extreme tonic posturing in kids. I suggest you to use only Paracetamol at appropriate dose please.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr. Sumanth Amperayani, Pediatrician, Pulmonology
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Suggest dosage of Primperan suppository for a child

Hi, I suggest you not to use this preparation as it might sometimes cause dystonia or extreme tonic posturing in kids. I suggest you to use only Paracetamol at appropriate dose please. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr. Sumanth Amperayani, Pediatrician, Pulmonology