Does The Drug Metamizole Treat Febrile Children Aged 15 Months?
Asslkm alodokterI want to ask. My child is 15 months old, high fever 39.9 ° c. I bought a syrup at the Noregas Metamizole Sodium pharmacy. What is it for fever? Please explain
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There is a complaint of fever experienced by your child (15 months) and the administration of syrup norages may not be needed. From the instructions of drug use, this drug is given to children aged 4 years. So that toddlers or children aged 15 months, this medication should not be given.
In general, this drug is indicated for anti-pain and antipyretic or anti-fever, however, this drug is indicated for children aged 4 years or older and adults. For children under five, paracetamol or ibuprofen can be given according to the advice of the treating doctor. Except for toddlers who have a history of allergy to paracetamol and ibuprofen but there is no history of allergies to this drug, so that the drug metamizol is given according to the doctor's recommendation or in front of your doctor. Thus, this drug remains safe for consumption by your child,
There are side effects that may arise and be felt by your child at risk of causing comorbid complaints such as nausea, vomiting, stomach ache. Decreased white blood cells, and allergies.
If your child currently has a fever, and the fever is quite high, then you should consult with your pediatrician directly for examination and evaluation of its causes, such as:
1. strep throat
4. viral infections, such as measles
The doctor will conduct interviews, physical examinations and blood tests if necessary, the results of the examination will be a reference for doctors to provide further treatment and treatment. So that your child's condition is getting better and better.
For now, you should stop treatment and follow the treatment instructions from your doctor. Keep providing adequate fluids and healthy nutrition to help with recovery.
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