How effective are alternating and combined paracetamol and ibuprofen for treating fever in children (aged 6 to 14 years)?
There were only 6 studies included in the review. The levels of evidence were of moderate quality in 2 studies and of low quality in the other 4 studies. There was a large amount of variation between the trials in medication dosage, regimens of administration and frequency and type of assessment
Health professionals frequently recommend fever treatment regimens that either combine or alternate paracetamol with other treatments