Parents often ask whether it's better to alternate fever reducers when treating their child's fever

Parents often ask whether it's better to alternate fever reducers when treating their child's fever.

Alternating LOW doses of acetaminophen and ibuprofen seems to work better than either one alone for treating low-grade fevers.

BUT there's no evidence that this approach is more effective than using MAXIMAL doses of just one antipyretic. There's also no proof alternating is helpful for treatment-resistant fevers.

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