Drugs & Children
Focus Farmacovigilanza 2013;74(1):6
Paracetamol and ibuprofen are the only antipyretic drugs recommended for pediatric age. Their administration is indicated when fever causes discomfort to the child. A recent meta-analysis showed that discontinued usage of these drugs cannot prevent fever convulsions.[1] Their usage is indicated...
Drugs & Elderly
Focus Farmacovigilanza 2012;73(11):6
Atrial fibrillation (AF) incidence increases according to patient age. Oral anticoagulant therapy with vitamin K antagonists, like warfarin, reduces stroke risk in AF patients, including elderly.[1,2] The INR (International Normalized Ratio) normal range for atrial fibrillation lays between 2 and...