antipyretic

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antipyretic

a remedy or drug that prevents or alleviates fever

antipyretic

[‚an·tē·pī′red·ik]
(pharmacology)
Any agent, such as aspirin, that reduces or prevents fever.
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Rubiaceae used as an antipyretic and sedative, and it has antifebrile and hemostatic properties 20.
No patients in either group received any antifebriles or antitussives.