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Intravenous ibuprofen (IV-ibuprofen) controls fever effectively in adults with acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria but prolongs parasitemia.

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Because some febrile patients are unable to swallow or retain oral antipyretic drugs, we carried out a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial in which intravenous ibuprofen (IV-ibuprofen) was given to adults hospitalized with fever associated with acute uncomplicated falciparum malaria treated with oral artesunate plus mefloquine. Thirty patients received IV-ibuprofen 400 mg and 30 received placebo every 6 hours for 72 hours. Reduction in the area above 37.0 degrees C versus time curve was si...

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10.4269/ajtmh.2010.09-0621

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Journal:
American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
83
Issue:
1
Pages:
51-55
Publication date:
2010-07-01
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Source identifiers:
61071
Language:
English
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uuid:1eafbdd2-3e1d-455e-9f22-6e7c4c5e715f
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pubs:61071
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2012-12-19

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