Rectal aspirin--absorption and antipyretic effect.

@article{Connolly1979RectalAA,
  title={Rectal aspirin--absorption and antipyretic effect.},
  author={K. Connolly and L. Lam and O. C. Ward},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood},
  year={1979},
  volume={54},
  pages={713 - 715}
}
Rectal acetylsalicylic acid was given to 14 children who had undergone open heart surgery. The effect on their temperatures was similar whether 15--30 or 30--50 mg/kg was given. Either dose was more effective than no treatment. The greatest fall in temperature occurred after 4 or 5 hours. Rectal aspirin in a triglyceride base is effective in lowering postoperative temperature. It should also be of use in treating other fevers. A dose of 20--25 mg/kg is suggested. 
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