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Effect of Antipyretic Drugs in Children with Malaria

Bertrand Lell, Milena Sovric, Daniela Schmid, Doris Luckner, Klaus Herbich, Hua Yan Long, Wolfgang Graninger and Peter G. Kremsner

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 32, issue 5, pages 838-841
Published in print March 2001 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online March 2001 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/319217
Effect of Antipyretic Drugs in Children with Malaria

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A comparison of different antipyretics in children with malaria showed a small effect of naproxen, but not of metamizol, on the reduction of fever peaks. Antipyretic treatment had no effect on fever clearance and therefore should be used cautiously in the treatment of malaria.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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