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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Antipyretic treatment for influenza increases mortality in animals, according to a 2010 review and meta-analysis led by Sally Eyers.
In conclusion, PA possesses strong peripheral and central antinociceptive activity independent of opioidergic effect which was augmented by its anti-inflammatory and antipyretic activities.
Anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and anti-anxiety effects of leaf extracts of fenugreek were proved in animal models (19, 34, 45-48).
The degree of temperature reduction in response to antipyretic medication is not predictive of the presence or absence of bacteraemia.
Hydro-alcoholic fraction of Hemidesmus indicus root has been shown to give analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effect in experimental animals, which included testing for analgesic activity through the acetic acid-induced writhing response (Farook et al.
As well as being a painkiller, paracetamol is an antipyretic, meaning it brings down your temperature.
Potential medicinal properties reported by scientific research include anti-diabetic, antipyretic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, anti-arthritic, antioxidant, anti-allergic, anti-stress, anti-leprotic, antimalarial, hepato-protective, immuno-modulatory and antineoplastic activities.
The major objective of this study was to investigate the antinociceptive and antipyretic properties of the aqueous extract, crude saponin and the chromatographic fraction of crude saponin (Va-SB: Vernonia amygdalina saponin fraction B) from Vernonia amygdalina leaf.
Supportive treatment comprised antipyretic medication (paracetamol) as needed.
1%) of mothers could truly define fever, 95% of mothers used antipyretic medicine without consulting a doctor, and 14.