For acute musculoskeletal injuries, the combination of oral paracetamol (aka acetaminophen), ibuprofen, and codeine was not superior to paracetamol alone in regards to pain reduction at 60 minutes or need for rescue analgesia. The combo group had more adverse effects.
Month: September 2019
Low dose dexamethasone 0.15 mg/kg and prednisolone 1 mg/kg had similar efficacy to the standard dexamethasone 0.6 mg/kg for treatment of croup. In addition, length of stay, use of nebulized epinephrine, recurrent presentations, and adverse events were similar for all steroids used for croup treatment.