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Experience:  Double Board Certified: Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
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is there an ibuprofen patch that can be used for children who

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is there an ibuprofen patch that can be used for children who wont take oral medication?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Moscatel replied 5 years ago.
No, there is not, sorry. However, there are rectal suppositories of acetaminophen, which are often used for children who are vomiting and can't hold down orals. It can be obtained over the counter, and is called "fever-all". I hope this helps...
Customer: replied 5 years ago.

Is there an ibuprofen suppository since my son does not do as well with Tylenol (it does not work on his fever as well as ibuprofen)

Expert:  Dr. Moscatel replied 5 years ago.
No, sorry again! But Tylenol is better than nothing?
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