I have read that paracetamod+ibuprofene (P+I) is not much better than ibuprofene alone (IA).
However I noticed that P+I is better than IA for fever, for me. I wonder if it is possible that there are some genetic or other individual factors that would explain why I noticed that P+I is better for fever (and related muscle aches ) than IA.
The background story is the following: I took 1600 mg Ibuprofen in the last 18 hours and my muscle ache and fever (37,3) did noe want to go away (I got some viral upper respiratory infection). Then I took paracetamol 500 mg and 1 hour after that I started sweating and suddenly got much better. Any idea why this might have happened ?