Fever

Ira Shah
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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.


Fever Fever 02/28/2001
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