Treatment Of Fever | Pediatric Oncall


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Ira Shah
Treatment of fever
For fever less than 100 degree F, tepid sponging to

bring down the fever

is recommended.

Antipyretics are recommended for fever >100 degree F

or for fevers not coming to normal.
- Acetaminophen Acetaminophen (10mg/kg/dose PO/PR/IV every 6-8 hourly)

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents

such as Ibuprofen (5-10mg/kg/dose PO every 6-8 hourly) are useful.

Contributor Information and Disclosures Ira Shah
Consultant Pediatrician, B.J.Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India

First Created : 2/28/2001
Last Updated : 12/31/2010
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