can i give my 3 year old son calpol or neurofen with amoxicillin (antibiotics)

Louise - posted on 01/26/2011 ( 4 moms have responded )

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can i give my 3 year old calpol or neurofen with amoxicillin??

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Melanie - posted on 01/26/2011

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ring nurse on call/ ur local pharmacy or the doctors clinic/hospital & ask! ive always asked & always been given the all clear. BUT DEFINATELY SAFE THAN SORRY WHEN IT COMES TO KIDS & MEDICINES

Peita - posted on 01/27/2011

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Check with your doctor, my doctor told me nurofen is fine to give with antibiotics, they do different things!!!

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Iridescent - posted on 01/26/2011

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Was it prescribed? If not, you cannot give the neurofen with amoxicillin. Calpol is safe by US standards (just Tylenol) at that age, but you need to check what the guidelines are for weight-based and age-based dosing in your country first.

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