Fever occurs in infectious and inflammatory diseases, overheating, injuries and other health disorders.
Most often accompanied by fever and muscle pain severely impairs health.
Bring the temperature back to normal, you can use fever-reducing pills.
Variations of temperature drugs
Most relates to tablets antipyreticNSAIDs group. They not only lower the body temperature, but also have an analgesic effect, but also help fight inflammation in the body.
Tablets on the temperature, as well as any otherdrugs can cause side effects or because of approach are hypersensitive. That is why the selection of antipyretic drugs are best left to the doctor.
One of the most popular and time-testedmeans the temperature are aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) and paracetamol analgin, but they are not always able to cope with the intense heat of bacterial infections during the postoperative period and in other difficult cases. That is why they are often combined with each other and with other medicinal preparations groups, for example with antispasmodics. Thus, based on these resources established drugs like "Tsitramon" "Spazmalgon" "Baralgin" etc.
Preparations based on ibuprofen ( "Nurofen""Ibufen" etc.) And nimesulide ( "nimulid" "Nise", etc.) are more efficient and are used to lower the temperature in those cases when paracetamol, acetylsalicylic acid and analgin not have the desired effect. However, they have a lot of side effects, and therefore should not be used as drugs of first choice without a prescription.
Also, to combat the heat can be used"Diclofenac" "piroxicam" and their counterparts, but they should be used only in the case if in addition to the temperature present strong joint pains, which is impossible to eliminate using other drugs.
In each case, the effectiveness ofantipyretics very different. So, better to shoot down the temperature of paracetamol or aspirin during a viral infection, and for bacterial? ibuprofen or nimesulide.
How to choose a fever tablets
Choosing antipyretic pills should be firstall guided by the prescribing physician, diagnosis, age and weight of the patient, as well as the history of his illness. So, if you have chronic diseases gastrointestinal tract and kidneys take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents should be with great caution and only in the event that non-drug means to bring down the temperature is not possible.
In pediatrics, in most cases only used drugs based on paracetamol and ibuprofen, as other means can cause serious complications or seriously impair the child's well-being.