Diclofenac Sodium versus Acetylsalicylic Acid: A Randomized Study in Febrile Patients

  title={Diclofenac Sodium versus Acetylsalicylic Acid: A Randomized Study in Febrile Patients},
  author={R. Bettini and E. Grossi and P. Rapazzini and G. Giardina},
  journal={Journal of International Medical Research},
  pages={100 - 95}
  • R. Bettini, E. Grossi, +1 author G. Giardina
  • Published 1986
  • Medicine
  • Journal of International Medical Research
  • One hundred and twenty adult patients with high temperatures (≥38°C) brought about by influenza viruses or other conditions were randomly treated with two different antipyretics: a) a 25 mg sodium diclofenac tablet (Novapirina) every 12 hours for 2 consecutive days; b) a 500 mg tablet of acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin) every 8 hours for 2 consecutive days. Antipyretic action (assessed at 6 hours following the first administration) was found to be equally rapid and consistent in both cases but… CONTINUE READING
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