paracetamol


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 (păr′ə-sē′tə-môl′, -môl′)

paracetamol

(ˌpærəˈsiːtəˌmɒl; -ˈsɛtə-)
n
(Pharmacology) a mild analgesic and antipyretic drug used as an alternative to aspirin. US name: acetaminophen
[C20: from para-acetamidophenol]
Translations

paracetamol

[pærəˈsiːtəmɒl] Nparacetamol m

paracetamol

[ˌpærəˈsiːtəmɒl] n (British)paracétamol m

paracetamol

paracetamol

n paracetamol m, acetaminofén m, acetaminofeno
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USA], Jan 7 ( ANI ): Although paracetamol is considered safe for mothers-to-be, a study has recently warned that pregnant women should think twice before popping these pills as it may impair the fertility of their female offsprings.
Paracetamol is one of the nonselective cyclooxygenase inhibitors, acting by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins and other substances that sensitize pain receptors in the central nervous system and periphery (24).
When we take paracetamol we have an enzyme in our bodies that breaks it down once it has done its job.
Thirdly, the manuscript could have been strengthened if the authors would have conducted a dose-response analysis/graph related to the dose of paracetamol administration to support a cause-effect relationship attributing the improvement in ALT levels to paracetamol use because currently they report only univariate, unadjusted associations in an observational setting.
Ella's original post was uploaded alongside a picture of Tesco paracetamol.
Dr Jarvis says: "People often don't know cold and flu remedies contain paracetamol, or that co-codamol has paracetamol as well as codeine.
Most general aches and pains, like headache, backache a n d period pain are helped by paracetamol, at least as a first remedy.
It is worth starting with simple pain relief such as paracetamol.
In our institution, we chose to study the post-operative analgesic effect of rectal paracetamol in addition with caudal bupivacaine in paediatric patients undergoing sub-umbilical surgeries.
Mothers were asked about their use of paracetamol during pregnancy and the frequency of use was classified as never, sporadic, or persistent.
Scientists found that children exposed to paracetamol in the womb were 41% more likely to display hyperactivity or impulsivity symptoms.