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Can over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications prevent sepsis?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is some data that tylenol (acetaminophen) might deplete glutathione, making sepsis worse.
There is no data that nsaids or Aspirin can prevent sepsis, and it has been studied to death. In fact, currently there are no direct treatments for sepsis, as the only approved therapy (activated protein c) has been withdrawn from the market due to the high levels of risk associated with its use.

In brief: No

There is some data that tylenol (acetaminophen) might deplete glutathione, making sepsis worse.
There is no data that nsaids or Aspirin can prevent sepsis, and it has been studied to death. In fact, currently there are no direct treatments for sepsis, as the only approved therapy (activated protein c) has been withdrawn from the market due to the high levels of risk associated with its use.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Wojciech Skrzypiec
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No it Cannot

Otc anti-inflamatory medication cannot prevent sepsis.
Sepsis has a causing agent which is usually very serious bacterial infection and it need to be eliminated to treat sepsis. In some instances we use steroids to decrease the inflammatory process in sepsis.

In brief: No it Cannot

Otc anti-inflamatory medication cannot prevent sepsis.
Sepsis has a causing agent which is usually very serious bacterial infection and it need to be eliminated to treat sepsis. In some instances we use steroids to decrease the inflammatory process in sepsis.
Dr. Wojciech Skrzypiec
Dr. Wojciech Skrzypiec
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: No

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In brief: No

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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