If your child has a
fever or feels ill, give her acetaminophen or ibuprofen.
See dosage charts in "
How to treat your child's fever."
Report any medicine side effect your child has to your health care provider.
Always follow your health care provider's instructions.
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Guide for the Care of Children: Ages Birth to 5 Years Old, fifth edition. To avoid awkward sentences, instead of referring to your child as "he/she" or "him/her," this guide will alternate between "he" or she" and "him" or "her."
Allina Health's Patient Education Department experts, including the Pediatric Department of Allina Health Coon Rapids Clinic