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How long does it normally take for motrin to start working?

My son had a fever of 101.9 and I gave him motrin and then checked his temp. about and hour later and it had only gone down to 101.6. Does any one know how long it takes for the motrin to kick in? He is 13mo old.

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Asked by princessamber5 at 12:42 PM on Oct. 25, 2008 in General Parenting

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  • I would say 1 to 2 hours if you gave the right amount..

    Answer by louise2 at 12:45 PM on Oct. 25, 2008

  • I agree, 1-2 hrs. If it's been longer, call his dr. & c what they say. They mite tell u 2 take him 2 the er bc he's so young.

    Answer by LovingParent08 at 1:54 PM on Oct. 25, 2008

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