The repeated dosing of 25 mg low-dose oromucosal ibuprofen provides greater and more rapid pain relief for non-streptococcal sore throat pain than placebo.
Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are frequently under-dosed in children in the emergency department.
Celecoxib is comparable to naproxen and ibuprofen in cardiovascular safety for patients with arthritis at high risk for cardiovascular disease.
Physicians who want to prescribe alternatives for pain management should familiarize themselves with current research.
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