It’s becoming a rare sight on some pharmacy shelves — Tylenol. The medication is selling out or is being rationed in many stores due to a belief that it might be a good way to fight COVID-19, reports CBS Miami. Dr. Parham Eftekari, a nephrologist and internist, told the station Tylenol is preferred for fever over non-steroidal, anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen.”It is safer to give Tylenol or acetaminophen (Tylenol’s main ingredient) for fever,” he said. “Try to stay away from the non-steroidal. Non-steroidals are good for arthritis, headaches, migraines sometimes, but prolonged use of it definitely has adverse outcomes for the heart, the kidney and now, recent evidence shows, possibly the immune system.” Eftekari said research is still being done, but initial results show drugs like ibuprofen could make COVID-19 worse for some patients.”Use of anti-fever medication can actually inhibit some of the cell function that can portably worsen outcomes in COVID-19,” he said. But other medical experts say the scientific evidence isn’t convincing.”It’s just not true. It is OK to take Tylenol, it is OK to take ibuprofen. There is no association with severity in symptoms or outcome to the virus,” Dr. David Agus said on “CBS This Morning” last month.A spokesperson


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