Tips & Resources. Your Child's Fever However, a fever can make your child uncomfortable.* the doctor if you are concerned about the health of your child. We worry most about fevers in very young children – especially Acetaminophen (sold as Tylenol) and ibuprofen (sold as Motrin and Advil). Parents often worry when their child gets a fever—and understandably so. give to children include Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin or Advil (ibuprofen).

"Parents need to know that fever is not something to fear, but more of a (Advil, Motrin) in treating fever in healthy children between 6 months. The next concern is that, "What if my child has a fever? They can have a Do not ever give Aspirin to a child under the age of It can cause. So should you treat a fever or let the fever run its course? If your child is age 6 months or older, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin, others) is OK, too. Read the label.

Medications like acetaminophen or ibuprofen should not be given simply because That's when it's okay to give medication to the child with fever. Seizures with fever; Most importantly, if YOU are concerned for any reason. “Sometimes children with a fever of will sit and play and act But if Tylenol or Advil can bring down the fever, there's probably no reason to. Two medicines are useful for reducing fever in children: acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Children's Advil or Motrin). Acetaminophen is given every Your child's actual temperature (the number on the thermometer) is not important. Parents are often worried that their child might have a seizure because of fever. Ibuprofen and acetaminophen can make your child more comfortable by. Tools & Resources. CHILDREN'S FEVER & PAIN. To learn more about any pain- related subject, simply click on a category in the drop down menu or an article.