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Ibuprofen Better Than Paracetamol At Reducing Fever In Children And Just As Safe – Study

Executive Summary

A meta-analysis finds moderate-quality evidence that compared with paracetamol (also known as acetaminophen), ibuprofen is more effective at reducing fever in children under two years old, and despite concerns, has a similar safety profile.

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