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Randomised controlled trial of combined paracetamol and ibuprofen for fever

Abstract

A randomised open label study of the combined use of paracetamol and ibuprofen to rapidly reduce fever is reported. The advantage of using both medications is less than half a degree centigrade in the first hour, and insufficient to warrant routine use.

  • acetaminophen
  • preschool
  • fever
  • ibuprofen

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