Motrin (Ibuprofen) & Tylenol (Acetaminophen)
When to contact your doctor:
Call our office
-Age 3 months and up: Fever of 103 or higher
-Fever does not go down with Tylenol or Motrin
– Fever lasting 5 consecutive days
-Decrease appetite/not eating
-Vomiting lasting more than 24 hours
-Diarrhea lasting 7-10 days (with no vomiting, and urinating well)
-has a cough or wheeze
-Runny nose or cold lasting more than two weeks
-Watery, frequent stools, or blood in stools
Go to the Emergency Room
– Your child has not urinated in 6-8 hours
– Child is under 3 months old with a temperature of 100.4 or higher.
– Change in mental status (confused speech, not responding normally, disorientation)
-Blood in urine
-Head injury or trauma
– Your child stops breathing or turns blue (around or in the mouth or nose)
-Any trouble breathing
-Bleeding that cannot be stopped
-Head injury with loss of consciousness, vomiting, or poor skin coloring
-Has convulsions (seizure activity)
Contacting Your Provider After Hours
Established patients may contact Dr. Smith after hours for urgent issues only. You may call (937) 726-3980.
Please do not call for appointment or medication refills..
If it is a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.
Remember we offer same day sick appointments. So during office hours, please call us for routine issues before going to the Emergency Room.
We are closed for lunch between 12:00pm-1:00pm. Our phone lines are off at this time, and will turn back on at 1pm.