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paracetamol

a mild analgesic and antipyretic drug used as an alternative to aspirin
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In patient with early diagnosis of mastitis were started on Tablet Flucloxacillin and Paracetomol and further progression noted, no further progression noted.
Paracetomol's exact mechanism of action is not known but may be via COX inhibition (COX-1, COX-2 or the purported COX-3) or activation of the endocannabinoid system.
Mrs Smith, formerly a school cook, killed herself after mixing a large quantity of paracetomol with water in a bowl and drinking it, the coroner said.
"I was depressed and took overdoses of paracetomol and even cut my own arms as I battled the inner turmoil I was feeling as I desperately tried to figure out what was going on.
(44) Initial therapy consists of simple, non-narcotic episodic analgesia in the form of paracetomol or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), together with a low-fat diet.
Intravenous paracetomol is useful in older children who are unable to take oral medicines or suppositories and who are at significant risk of opiate adverse effects such as sedation or respiratory depression.
At the time of her pre-anaesthetic assessment for her AV fistula creation, her medications were irbesartan, aspirin, intravenous heparin, caltrate, calcitriol, erythropoietin and paracetomol. After discussion with the patient and her family it was decided that the procedure should be performed under an axillary brachial plexus block.
With a bit of luck we rarely open it except for a plaster or a Paracetomol.
Even commonplace human drugs such as aspirin, paracetomol and ibuprofen (neurofen) can be toxic to animals.