Acetaminophen following vaccination may lower fever risk in babies

06/25/2013 | DailyRx.com

The efficacy rate of acetaminophen in preventing fever and other adverse reactions following vaccination was approximately 43%, mostly in babies, according to a German study in the journal BMC Pediatrics. However, no difference was seen in fevers among toddlers who received acetaminophen after vaccination compared with those who did not get the drug, researchers said.

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