COVID-19: Fever Reduction Facts

Recently, there has been conflicting information regarding the use of ibuprofen to reduce fever in patients with COVID-19. Jonathan Schimmel, MD, discusses how the controversy got started and whether patients should be concerned. To provide a full understanding, he provides an overview of fever and its role in fighting infection. He also summarizes the latest research to help patients reach an informed decision regarding fever-reducing medicines such as ibuprofen.

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Jonathan Schimmel, MD.

Jonathan Schimmel, MD

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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