Alternating Medicines to Treat a Fever in Children Older than 6 Months
By: Tricia Jean (TJ) Gold, M.D.
If your child needs a fever reducer, it is best to choose one type of medicine: either acetaminophen (Children’s Tylenol) or ibuprofen (Children’s Motrin, Children’s Advil). Always consult your doctor first if you are considering alternating between acetaminophen and ibuprofen to treat a stubborn fever. If your doctor does recommend alternating, write down on a […]