Acetaminophen (the medication in Tylenol and other brands) and Ibuprofen (the medication in Ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin and other brands) are commonly used fever and pain medications. Dosing varies by child weight. Please see the medication table to determine how much to give your child.
Child Health Topics
Search by category (lower right) or topic (search box on the top) to find information about common childhood illnesses, injuries and safety issues. Remember, if you have an urgent issue, please call our office: (925) 254-9203, option 6
Other excellent resources:
www.healthychildren.org - American Academy of Pediatrics website for parents
First 5 California - parenting advice for children ages 0-5 plus county based resources
Poison Control - (800) 222-1222