Which medications in the drug class Anti-inflammatory agents are used in the treatment of Acute Rheumatic Fever?

Updated: Dec 10, 2020
  • Author: Robert J Meador, Jr, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Anti-inflammatory agents

These agents inhibit inflammation to prevent destruction in the joints and heart.

Aspirin (Ascriptin, Bayer Buffered Aspirin, Ecotrin)

For treatment of mild to moderate pain and headache. Considered the first DOC for the treatment of arthritis due to acute rheumatic fever (ARF).


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