• Ibuprofen for chickenpox - can you use it?
    Children's health

    Ibuprofen for chickenpox – can you use it? [ANSWERED]

    Ibuprofen is a common medication used in the management of pain, fever, and to reduce inflammation. Alongside paracetamol (Calpol) it is one of the first medicines considered by parents when a child is ill. However, ibuprofen may not be recommended as the drug of choice in a particular group of children or to treat specific conditions. Today I answer the question: Can you use ibuprofen for chickenpox? Summary of this post: Can you use ibuprofen for chickenpox? Why can’t we use ibuprofen for chickenpox (evidence)? What are the alternative medicines for chickenpox? Management of fever in chickenpox Management of skin itch in chickenpox