If your child vomits within30 minutes of taking a dose of Arden tablets or syrup, give him/her the same dose again. However, if your child vomits after 30 minutes of taking a dose of tablets or syrup, you do not need to give him/her another dose. You can give your child the next scheduled dose on its defined time.
Q. When will my child feel better after taking Arden?
Usually, your child will feel better after about half an hour of taking Arden. Consult your doctor if the fever persists.
Q. How often can I give Arden to my child?
You should only give four doses of Arden in 24 hours. Maintain a gap of at least 4 hours between two doses. Do not give Arden for more than 3 days to your child without first talking to your doctor.
Q. Can I give Arden syrup to my child for a cold?
Arden along with relieving fever also helps in controlling problems associated with cold such as headache and earache. It also helps relieve stuffy nose and cough but should only be used after doctor’s advice.
Q. Does Arden make babies sleepy?
No, Arden does not make babies sleepy. It is a pain relieving medicine which is used to control high fever.
Q. Is Arden safe for children?
Arden is considered safe for children only when used as directed by the doctor.
Q. Is Arden an antibiotic?
No, Arden is not an antibiotic. It works as a painkiller and as a medicine which brings down high fever.
Q. Can I give my child Arden and ibuprofen together?
Ibuprofen and Arden are safe painkillers which can be given to children, though both should not be used together. If you have given your child Arden and there is no improvement in pain and the child still feels feverish, try ibuprofen instead for the next scheduled dose.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 9th Jul 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.