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my 2yr old dd is on amoxicillin. she has a fever, i just gave her a dose of the antibiotic, can i give her Tylenol with it? or do i have to wait?

last night i asked the pharmacist if i could give her the tylenol while i waited for the meds, they said i could, then give her the antibiotic to her when i get it, but that was about 30 minutes after the tylenol....

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Asked by armywife43 at 7:35 AM on Nov. 27, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • yes, it's okay.

    Answer by kjrn79 at 7:36 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • yep its fine.. hope she gets feeling better!

    Answer by 2boysmommy.js at 8:42 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • It is perfectly ok to give it at the same time.

    Answer by getrealgirl1974 at 9:11 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Yes. Tylenol and antibiotics don't interfere with each other. If she is in a lot of pain you can alternate Tylenol and IBprofen. You might want to feed her a little yogurt so the amoxicillan doesn't give her diarrhea.

    Answer by sunshine58103 at 9:40 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • I don't use Tylenol at all. Fever is good. It is the body's natural defense. By raising body temp the bacteria can't reproduce at well. If you lower the temp then the bacteria have the perfect condions for them to thrive. There have been a lot of problems with the drug and it is hard on the liver. Livers of children under 3 don't work very well at handling drugs. A fever has benefits and doesn't harm the brain until 108 degrees, so why give drugs to try and lower it?


    Answer by Gailll at 11:18 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Yes you can. I had to give my son motrin while taking this antiobotic. He has a fever of 103 and that is not good.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 11:55 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

  • Gail, medical science does not support your opinion.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 11:55 AM on Nov. 27, 2010

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