All about the heat. When to use antipyretics

All about the heat. When to use antipyretics?

 

Mom should know. How often do children have fever, fever?

  • 4-6 times during the first 2 years of life
  • 65% of visits to the doctor under the age of 3 years
  • 35% of all outpatient visits in pediatrics
  • 20% of all emergency treatment patients

HEAT. Good or bad?

Heat is a protective reaction to the appearance of the pathogen in infectious diseases. It contributes to the activation of metabolic processes in the body. Strengthens the immune response of the body, because it is activated: the production of antibodies, the synthesis of interferon, increased phagocytosis. This means that elevated body temperature suppresses the reproduction of viruses, bacteria of other microorganisms.

All about the heat. When to use antipyretics? - image number 1Heat (or fever) is considered an increase in temperature:

  • rectal> 38.0 ° C
  • axillary (axillary)> 37.2 ° C

At the age of 3 months to 2 years, fever (or fever) is considered to be an increase in rectal temperature> 38.3 ° C.

 

There are causes of fever:

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When to use antipyretics?

  • Healthy children, if the body temperature rose to 38.5 ° C and / or with muscle aches and headaches.
  • For children who have previously had convulsions or dizziness due to an increase in temperature, it is necessary, without wasting time, to give antipyretic drugs even when the body temperature rises to 37.5 ° C.
  • Children with severe heart and lung diseases at body temperatures above 37.5 ° C
  • Healthy children of the first 3 months of life at body temperature above 38 ° C

quickly * cope with the heat (normalizes fever) and with the pain (including ear and tooth pain) of the child. ** A long-acting drug that allows you to control the temperature longer. *** The effect lasts up to 8 hours. designed specifically for children in attractive baby packaging, so children are more emotionally ready to take the drug.

The new children's form of IBUFEN® Junior is soft gelatin capsules with high dosage accuracy, which contain ibuprofen –a medicine with a triple effect: antipyretic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory.

The soft gelatin capsule enters the child’s gastrointestinal tract, where it begins to dissolve, releasing the active ingredient.Ibuprofen in liquid form is quickly absorbed and quickly begins to act - removes the temperature and pain.

IBUFEN® Junior is recommended for children from 6 years.

Heat. How to help a child?

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1. If the skin is hot, arms and legs are warm, apply methods to increase heat transfer:

  • it is necessary to open the child, to air the room;
  • in severe cases, ice packs (cold water) over the projection area of ​​large vessels.

As a result of rapid cooling, microcirculation spasm occurs, which aggravates heat transfer more, and these substances are also absorbed into the blood. It must be remembered that, by causing spasm by rapid cooling in a certain area of ​​the skin with the help of wiping, microcirculation in the kidneys, heart, liver, etc., can be provoked. Vinegar can cause laryngo or bronchospasm!

2. To provide the child with abundant drinking, if the child refuses to drink, infusion therapy is necessary.

3. Give antipyretic medication containing ibuprofen (children older than 3 months) 5-10 mg / kg, up to 3 times a day or paracetamol 10-15 mg / kg, up to 4 times a day.

4. With ineffectiveness or microcirculation disorders (cold hands and feet, chills, pale skin), the child can be rubbed with dry hands in order to “wake up” the peripheral receptors of the nervous system and increase heat transfer.

* Fever in children.Modern antipyretics, LM Belyaeva, Republican Center for Pediatric Cardiovascular Medicine Medical News, №2, 2004

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* Gelatin capsule ibufen Junior dissolves faster tablets

** In accordance with the Ibufen® JUNIOR® instructions, the drug is used for the symptomatic treatment of fever and pain of various origins.

*** The drug is valid up to eight hours. Source –Instrument Ibufen® JUNIOR®.

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