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For example, the antipyretic effectiveness of ibuprofen in comparison to aspirin and to acetaminophen has been studied. In the first study, 17 adult patients with fever of 100° F. In the patients with upper respiratory tract infections antipyretic effect from both treatments began approximately one hour after dosing.
More specifically, the applicants herein have found that certain non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents are ideally suited for use in cough/cold formulations by reason of their enhanced analgesic anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activity and low incidence of untoward side effects, particularly at the optimum dosages provided for in the present invention, compared to aspirin or acetaminophen. et al, "Antipyretic Activity of Ibuprofen (Brufen)", J. Physicians, India (1973) 9-584 describes the results of two randomized, double-blind, parallel studies comparing the antipyretic efficacy of ibuprofen to that of aspirin. Once peak temperature was reached as indicated by cessation of rigors, each patient received either ibuprofen 400 mg (5 patients) or aspirin 600 mg (6 patients).
Also, if the child is sick or has cold or flu symptoms, such as cough, runny nose or fever, please call 412-802-6440 and leave a message. When a child is sick with these symptoms, sedation may not be recommended or safe, and the child’s procedure may need to be rescheduled.
Pharmaceutical compositions and methods of using same comprising a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug in combination with a non-sedating antihistamine and optionally one or more other active components selected from a decongestant, cough suppressant (antitussive) or expectorant are provided for the relief of cough, cold, cold-like and/or flu symptoms and the discomfort, pain, headache, fever and general malaise associated therewith. Research Report (1982) presents the results of a double-blind randomized crossover study of the analgesic efficacy of ibuprofen 200 mg or ibuprofen 400 mg compared to placebo in 332 patients with self-diagnosed headaches (161 patients) and colds (171 patients). Cooper in another study in 1982 found 400 mg of ibuprofen to be more effective than aspirin 650 mg. A., Engel, J., Ladov, M., Precheur, H., Rosenheck, A., Rauch, D. "Analgesic Efficacy of an Ibuprofen-codeine combination." Pharmacotherapy 2-67. Of the fenamic acid derivatives, particularly preferred compounds include mefenamic acid and meclofenamate sodium.
In the majority of cases sedation is administered via an intravenous (IV) tube.
The principal advantages of these non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs include not only the clinically superior analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activity of these agents compared to aspirin and acetaminophen, but also a minimization of the adverse side effects experienced with these conventional agents; more specifically, the gastrointestinal ulcerations experienced with aspirin and the hepatic toxicity prevalent with the chronic use of acetaminophen.
While aspirin and acetaminophen have been utilized in these previous compositions, it has not been heretofore proposed to use any of the newer non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (i.e., excluding aspirin, acetaminophen and phenacetin) in the preparation of advantageous cough/cold pharmaceutical compositions.
These formulations generally contain in addition to aspirin, acetaminophen or salicylamide, one or more conventional antihistaminics, decongestants, cough suppressants, antitussives and expectorants.
Often this can only be determined after the child is evaluated in person by the physician administering the sedation.
When this occurs the sedation team of nurses and doctors will meet with the parent and reschedule the procedure under general anesthesia.
The sedation physicians will determine the way the child will be sedated on the day of the MRI.