Double blind comparison of ibuprofen and paracetamol for adjunctive treatment of uncomplicated typhoid fever

Ha Vinh, Christopher M. Parry, Vo T. N. Hanh, Mai T. Chinh, Deborah House, Cao T. Tham, Nguyen T. T. Thao, To S. Diep, John Wain, Nicholas P. J. Day, Nicholas J. White, Jeremy J. Farrar

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The antipyretic effect of ibuprofen is superior to that of paracetamol in children with typhoid fever, particularly those with prolonged fever. Both antipyretics appeared to be safe.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)226-230
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2004

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