Aspirin and ibuprofen win the superinfection

Feature superinfection is their high protective properties. Researchers from the University of Wollongong has proven that anti-inflammatory drugs can successfully deal with such pathogens. The data were published by Catholic Online.

Experts advise to pay attention of the scientific community on the effectiveness of anti-inflammatory pain medications, which are usually used against arthritis and colds to serious infections requiring antibiotic treatment. Scholars argue that in some cases anti-inflammatory drugs even more effective antibiotic therapy.

Aspirin and ibuprofen have all chances to take its place in a series of antibiotics. It is proved that bromfenac, carprofen and vedaprofen have an inhibitory effect on the reproduction of bacteria. It is worth noting that the work of anti-inflammatory drugs is fundamentally different from the mechanism of action of antibiotics.

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Anti-inflammatory medication is attached to proteins of the sliding clamp of DNA of bacteria and block them. When this bacterium loses the ability to reproduce and eventually die.

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