Chikungunya Virus Infection Topic Guide

Chikungunya Virus Infection Chikungunya Virus Infection: Infected mosquitoes transmit chikungunya virus infection to humans. Symptoms and signs of chikungunya include fever, rash, joint pain, headache, muscle pain, and joint swelling. There is no specific treatment for chikungunya, except for supportive care, which includes over-the-counter fever and pain medications.

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Chikungunya Virus Infection Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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pregabalin Pregabalin

Pregabalin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant. It works by slowing down impulses in the brain that cause seizures. Pregabalin also aff...learn more »

gabapentin Gabapentin

Gabapentin is used together with other medicines to treat partial seizures in adults and children at least 3 years old.

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methotrexate (oral) Methotrexate (oral)

Methotrexate is used to treat leukemia and certain types of cancer of the breast, skin, head and neck, lung, or uterus...learn more »

acetaminophen (oral/rectal) Acetaminophen (oral/rectal)

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Not all brands are listed on this leaflet...learn more »

naproxen Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)...learn more »