TITLE

Ibuprofen was more protective against asthma morbidity than acetaminophen in asthmatic children with fever

AUTHOR(S)
Mazur, Lynnette J.
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on the effectiveness of ibuprofen in asthma treatment. Reference to study by S.M. Lesko and colleagues, published in the February 2002 issue of the journal 'Pediatrics'; Information on the study population; Intervention administered to the patients.
ACCESSION #
8718564

 

Related Articles

  • Ipratropium bromide in acute asthma. Ward, M.J.; Fentem, P.H.; Smith, W.H. Roderick; Davies, D. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/21/1981, Vol. 282 Issue 6264, p598 

    Examines the efficacy of ipratropium bromide as treatment of asthma. Effects of the combined ipratropium bromide and salbutamol drug regimen; Increase of the expiratory flow rate; Mechanism of action of ipratropium bromide.

  • Serevent nationwide surveillance study: comparison of salmeterol with salbutamol in asthmatic patients who require regular bronchodilator treatment. Castle, Win; Fuller, Rick; Hail, John; Palmer, James // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/17/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6884, p1034 

    Examines the safety of salmeterol and salbutamol in treating asthma in Great Britain. Use of inhale beta agonist as the most effective bronchodilator; Non-fatal events related to asthma experience by treated patients; Association between treatment and incidence of deaths.

  • LTRAS 'as effective' as steroid inhalers. Duffin, Christian // Pulse;5/11/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 17, p6 

    The article discusses research being done on leukotriene-receptor antagonists (LTRA) as first-line therapy for patients with mild to moderate asthma which references a study published in "New England Journal of Medicine."

  • ASTHMA IN CHILDREN: TREATMENT. Price, John // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);6/23/1984, Vol. 288 Issue 6434, p1895 

    Examines the effectiveness of drugs in treating children with asthma. Therapeutic uses of beta adrenergic bronchodilators, cromoglycate and theophyllines; Advantages of inhaled treatment over oral treatment; Reason on the difficulty to manage wheezing in infants.

  • Salmeterol/Fluticasone Combination Inhaler A New, Effective and Well Tolerated Treatment for Asthma. Bateman, E.D.; Britton, M.; Carrillo, J.; Almeida, J.; Wixon, C. // Clinical Drug Investigation;1998, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p193 

    Objective: The efficacy and tolerability of a new combination inhaler containing both salmeterol 50µg and fluticasone 100µg in a single device was compared with the delivery of the two drags via two separate inhalers in a multicenter, double-blind, double-dummy study. Patients: 244...

  • Interaction and dose equivalence of salbutamol and salmeterol in patients with asthma. Smyth, E.T.; Pavord, I.D.; Wong, C.S.; Wisniewski, A.F.Z.; Williams, J.; Tattersfield, A.E.T. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/27/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6877, p543 

    Examines the pharmacological interaction of salmeterol and salbutamol on patients with asthma. Effect of adding salbutamol to salmeterol on patients; Potency of salmeterol over salbutamol; Comparison of daily equivalent dosage.

  • Larger doses of albuterol more effective for acute asthma.  // Modern Medicine;Nov98, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p18 

    Presents an abstract of the study `Comparison of Two Dosage Regimens of Albuterol in Acute Asthma,' by E. R. McFadden, L. Strauss, R. Hejal et al, published in the July 1998 issue of `American Journal of Medicine.'

  • Comparison of albuterol dosage in asthma attacks. Huffman, Grace Brooke // American Family Physician;11/15/1998, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p1851 

    Compares the effectiveness of different dosages of albuterol given to patients with acute exacerbations of asthma. Methods used in the study; Results and discussion; Conclusion.

  • ASTHMA TREATMENTS: INHALATIONS.  // Monthly Prescribing Reference;Jun2013, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p286 

    A table is presented which provides information on brand name, formula and strength of drugs used treating asthma including advair diskus, albuterol and alvesco.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics