Which medications in the drug class Acetaminophen (Aspirin-Free Anacin Extra Strength, FeverAll, Rapimed Junior, Tylenol) are used in the treatment of Aseptic Meningitis?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Acetaminophen (Aspirin-Free Anacin Extra Strength, FeverAll, Rapimed Junior, Tylenol)

Pain control is essential to quality patient care. Analgesics ensure patient comfort, promote pulmonary toilet, and have sedating properties, which are beneficial for patients who experience pain.

Analgesics

Acetaminophen is the drug of choice for managing pain or fever in patients who have documented hypersensitivity to aspirin or NSAIDs, who have upper gastrointestinal (GI) disease, or who are taking oral anticoagulants.


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