Fever in Children Topic Guide

Fever in Children Fever in Children: What are causes, symptoms, and treatment (acetaminophen) of fever in children? Learn when to worry, when a high fever is an emergency, and how to take a rectal temperature.

Fever in Children Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

acetaminophen and phenyltoloxamine Acetaminophen And Phenyltoloxamine

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer...learn more »

aspirin (rectal) Aspirin (rectal)

Aspirin is a salicylate...learn more »

acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)...learn more »