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Can I give 1000mg paracetamol years old boy? He took

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Can I give 1000mg paracetamol for 13 years old boy? He took neurofen 500 mg 2 hours ago? Can those two be given ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is DR. David

for a 13 year old boy, you should give:

Adult regular-strength tablets (325 mg): 2

Adult extra-strength tablets (500 mg): 1

per dose of paracetamol

avoid no more than 4 doses per day

yes, paracetamol can be given with neurofen.

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Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.

Hello, yes it is safe. You may use for high fever or intense pain especially if he weighs above 70 kg. Otherwise restrict to upto 10-15 mg per each kg each dose. Can be repeated every 4 to 5 hours.

Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 1 year ago.

Good luck to him

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