Published Nov 16, 2010
You are reading page 2 of Aspirin and ibuprofen bad combo?
tyvin, BSN, RN
Yes nurses yes; mea culpa - I apologize and correct myself. It's children with fevers that shouldn't be given ASA due to Reyes Syndrome.
April, RN, BSN, RN
Ibuprofen is an NSAID and Tylenol is a prostaglandin inhibitor which yes does utilize the cox inhibitors but not like the NSAIDs do.
Actually, ibuprofen is a prostaglandin inhibitor. Tylenol is not.
Actually you are absolutely correct; thanks, I had that turned around (a med dyslexic moment). That's what I love about this site; the smartest nurses are here.
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