Overview review: Comparative efficacy of oral ibuprofen and paracetamol (acetaminophen) across acute and chronic pain conditions.

@article{Moore2015OverviewRC,
  title={Overview review: Comparative efficacy of oral ibuprofen and paracetamol (acetaminophen) across acute and chronic pain conditions.},
  author={R Andrew Moore and Sheena Derry and Phillip J Wiffen and Sebastian Straube and Dominic Aldington},
  journal={European journal of pain},
  year={2015},
  volume={19 9},
  pages={1213-23}
}
BACKGROUND Ibuprofen and paracetamol have long been used as analgesics in a range of acute, intermittent and chronic pain conditions. Paracetamol is often the first line analgesic recommended, without consensus about which is the better analgesic. METHODS An overview review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses directly compares ibuprofen and paracetamol at standard doses in particular painful conditions, or uses indirect comparisons against placebo. Electronic searches for systematic… CONTINUE READING