Do you think your child's fever may be caused by a medicine?Note: Call the doctor who prescribed the medicine before giving your child another dose to determine whether your child should stop taking the medicine, take a different one, or have the dose adjusted. An appointment may not be necessary. If the fever is caused by a medicine, it usually goes away within 48 hours of stopping the medicine.If you gave your child a nonprescription medicine, stop giving the medicine. If you feel your child needs to continue taking the medicine, call your child's doctor to discuss it.
If you have answered "No" to the above questions, go back to Check Your Symptoms and continue to answer the questions to evaluate your symptoms.