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Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of antipyretic medications on mortality in Streptococcus pneumoniae infections
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    Hazards inherent in the use of either nonsteroidals or paracetamol

    Notwithstanding the absence of robust evidence to justify the use of antipyretic analgesics either for reducing patient discomfort or for reducing morbidity and mortality in febrile illnesses(1), it is only in recent times(2)(3) that the issue of drug-related mortality has been adressed in patients receiving either nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs(NSAIDs) or paracetamol for febrile illnesses. Due to insensible losse...

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