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Name the medicine which can act as analgesicsw as well as antipyretic. Give its chemical name

Name the medicine which can act as analgesicsw as well as antipyretic. Give its chemical name

Grade:upto college level

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Anjali Ahuja
askIITians Faculty 234 Points
8 years ago
Hello student.
Analgesics are used as a pain killer and antipyretics are used reduces the fever.
Paracitamol acts like both, analgesics and antipyretic.
It is also known as acetaminophen.
its structure is also shown here

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