Paracetamol

Paracetamol, also known as Acetaminophen is a medicine used to treat fever and pain. It is used in combination with other drugs to relieve cold.

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Why is my kid's fever not subsiding even after giving antibiotics?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 3 years old and weighs about 15 kg. She has a fever for almost a week. So today, we did a blood test for dengue, malaria, and platelet count. It is almost six days since she is suffering from a high fever. We went to a doctor, and he prescribed Ibugesic plus and antibiot...  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Modi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through her CBC (complete blood count) report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems to be within the normal limits. Mild anemia with Hb (hemoglobin) of 10.5 is noted, which does not require any treatment. It can be corrected with an ...  Read Full »

Can Crocin be taken for fever?

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter is 3 years and 11 months old. She is suffering from a fever since last night. The temperature was between 101 and 102 F. She has been given three doses of Crocin suspension DS today and right now she has a 99.8 F fever after giving sponge. There are no other symptoms. Please...  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Modi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your clinical history, your child is suffering from fever since one day. Generally, the fever is seasonal and does not require any workup. Do give some antipyretics like Paracetamol to bring down the temperature. Do a cold sponging of the forehead...  Read Full »

Can Meftal be used for recurrent fever in a 6 year old?

Query: Hello doctor, Kid of 6 years has a temperature of 101.5 since 40 hours. The fever is coming every four to five hours after giving Meftal. Day one he was on alternate Crocin and Meftal, but we think two medicines are harmful and planning to give only Meftal every six hours on the second day. 1. Ple...  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Modi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Viral fever may last for 3 to 4 days. You need to give Paracetamol or a combination drug of Mefenamic acid to control the temperature for each episode of fever. Combination of Mefenamic acid and Paracetamol are more effective in controlling high-grade fever, and it a...  Read Full »

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