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Im having fever and my body is shaking a bit and im having headache also

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: July 1, 2021 2:00 PM
Anonymous 19 months

Hi im jen and im 23
Im having fever and im also sensitive to painkillers such as voren,brufen and ibuprufen
Can i take panadol soluble and it’s not a pain killer right

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Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 19 months
General Practitioner

Hello Jen, thank you for your question.

Seems like you’re having symptoms of fever, headache and body shaking. There are few conditions that might be causing your symptoms such as :

  • Viral fever such as Influenza (flu) or Dengue fever
  • Infection of the gastrointestinal tract (Gastroenteritis)
  • Post-vaccination

However, your symptoms could be due to a more serious medical condition such as meningitis. Therefore, we advise you to talk to a doctor before starting any medication.

Regarding the medications, Panadol is an analgesic which is a type of painkiller while Ibuprofen (Brufen) and Diclofenac are anti-inflammatory drugs. Since you are sensitive to certain medications, we recommend to you to seek a doctor’s opinion before taking any medication to prevent any adverse effects.

Hope we answered your question.

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Last Updated: Thu Jul 01 2021 14:00:49 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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