Management of fever
Adult patients may be given the following recommendations to help make them feel more comfortable during a fever:
- Keep hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. Water and juices will help recover the fluid loss and combat dehydration usually accompanying a fever
- Rest, which will help the body recover, whereas heavy or strenuous activity would increase the body temperature further
- Dress in light clothing and keep the room temperature cool
NSAIDs, like Advil Acetaminophen Proven to relieve fever and pains symptoms, including pain caused by inflammation. For patients intolerant of NSAIDs, see NSAID, warnings and assess individual risk.