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What are antipyeretics?????????????????????????????????????????????????????

What are antipyeretics????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 

Grade:10

2 Answers

Arun
25763 Points
2 years ago
Dear student
 
Antipyretics are substances that reduce fever. Antipyretics cause the hypothalamus to override a prostaglandin-induced increase in temperature. The body then works to lower the temperature, which results in a reduction in fever. Most antipyretic medications have other purposes.
 
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Arun
Shivangi Khatter
askIITians Faculty 468 Points
2 years ago
dear student

The most commonantipyreticsin the United States are ibuprofen and aspirin, which are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used primarily as analgesics (pain relievers), but which also haveantipyreticproperties; and acetaminophen (paracetamol), an analgesic with weak anti-inflammatory properties.

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