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Treatment of acute pain: comparison of the efficacy of ibuprofen lysinate and ibuprofen

Relief that is rapid and effective is wanted when treating pain. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigated the efficacy, safety and tolerability of ibuprofen lysinate, ibuprofen acid and p ...

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Author: Thomas Weiser, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210012DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0012Date: 16.08.2021

Healthy adults with severe stress and hypomagnesaemia benefit from a combination of magnesium and …

This randomised, single-blind, clinical study investigated the effects of magnesium supplementation compared with combined administration of magnesium and vitamin B6. Whilst there were no significant ...

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Author: Marion Eberlin, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210011DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0011Date: 16.08.2021

Guideline recommendations for the treatment of abdominal pain (in irritable bowel syndrome)

Abdominal pain is common and impairs quality of life. Many specialist societies across the world have formulated guidelines on the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and all of them mention antispa ...

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Author: Thomas Weiser, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210010DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0010Date: 16.08.2021

Abdominal pain, cramping and discomfort impair women's quality of life: an internet-based …

In this internet-based observational study, 96% of the women questioned reported that abdominal pain, cramping and discomfort sometimes interfered with their everyday activities; 44% even stated that ...

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Author: Harald Weigmann, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210009DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0009Date: 16.08.2021

Meta-analysis on the role of exercise in the treatment of constipation

Current guidelines recommend life-style adjustment (including more exercise) as the first measure for treating constipation. This meta-analysis investigated the influence of exercise therapy on the sy ...

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Author: Thomas Weiser, PhD and Sabine Landes, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210001DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0001Date: 16.08.2021

Pharmacokinetics of ibuprofen: comparison of the fixed combination of ibuprofen plus caffeine with …

Results of two single-dose studies (randomised, single centre, crossover, open-label)

Analgesics containing readily soluble ibuprofen (e.g. as the lysinate) were developed with the aim of ensuring a more rapid relief of pain than ibuprofen acid through faster absorption in the gastroin ...

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Author: Thomas Weiser, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210007DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0007Date: 16.08.2021

Female-specific characteristics in the occurrence and treatment of constipation

Constipation not only has an impact on daily bowel movements, but also on the well-being of the persons concerned. An online survey of more than 5,000 people showed that women are often more extensive ...

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Author: Sabine Landes, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210006DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0006Date: 16.08.2021

Acute cough: for the first time, a clear recommendation for ambroxol as symptomatic treatment

According to the guidelines of the German Respiratory Society, an acute cold cough without clinical indications of pneumonia or other warning signs, is the domain of self-medication. The duration – up ...

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Author: Tobias Mück, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210002DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0002Date: 16.08.2021

Marshmallow root extract and honey: cough relief through mucoprotection

The experimental study investigated the bioadhesive properties of cough syrups containing partial fractions of plant extracts with or without added honey. The study authors established that addition o ...

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Author: Tobias Mück, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210005DOI: 10.52778/efsm.21.0005Date: 16.08.2021

Efficacy, safety and tolerability of the fixed combination of ibuprofen (400 mg) and caffeine (100 …

Results of a clinical study (randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind)

Does combining ibuprofen with caffeine have advantages over ibuprofen alone in the treatment of acute pain? A randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind study compared efficacy, safety and tolerabil ...

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Author: Thomas Weiser, PhDEFSM: 2021;1:210008DOI: 10.52778/efsm.0008Date: 16.08.2021