Ibuprofen is more effective than acetaminophen for children's migraines

    Ibuprofen is more effective than acetaminophen for children's migraines.

    Acetaminophen has a faster onset...but ibuprofen is twice as likely to relieve the migraine within 2 hours.

    Start with ibuprofen first...it works over 50% of the time. Use the usual analgesic dose...10 mg/kg.

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