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Which one of the following types of drugs reduces fever? a)Analgesics b)Antibiotics c)Antipyretics

Which one of the following types of drugs reduces fever?
a)Analgesics
b)Antibiotics
c)Antipyretics

Grade:Upto college level

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
Antipyretics the Greek anti, against, and pyreticus, pertaining to fever, are substances that reduce fever.Antipyretics cause the hypothalamus to override an interleukin-induced increase in temperature. The body then works to lower the temperature, resulting in a reduction in fever.

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