Question: Is ibuprofen an antipyretics?

Conclusion: Ibuprofen is a potent antipyretic agent and is a safe alternative for the selected febrile child who may benefit from antipyretic medication but who either cannot take or does not achieve satisfactory antipyresis with acetaminophen.

Is ibuprofen an antipyretic drug?

The most common antipyretics in the United States are ibuprofen and aspirin, which are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used primarily as analgesics (pain relievers), but which also have antipyretic properties; and paracetamol (acetaminophen), an analgesic with weak anti-inflammatory properties.

How much ibuprofen should I take for inflammation?

The usual dose for adults and children of 12 years of age or more, is 200-400 mg of ibuprofen three or four times daily if needed.

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