antipyresis


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an·ti·py·ret·ic

 (ăn′tē-pī-rĕt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Reducing or tending to reduce fever.
n.
A medication that reduces fever.

an′ti·py·re′sis (-rē′sĭs) n.
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Noun1.antipyresis - medication with antipyretics to treat a feverantipyresis - medication with antipyretics to treat a fever
medication - the act of treating with medicines or remedies
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Paracetamol produces analgesia and antipyresis by a mechanism similar to that of salicylate, which involves inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis.
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The plasma concentrations of paracetamol required to produce antipyresis and analgesia are still uncertain.
Integrated pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic model for acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and placebo antipyresis in children.
However, it is recommended to use the lowest therapeutic dose that provides sufficient antipyresis to prevent adverse effects or toxicity related to the medication (American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP], 2001; Carson, 2003).
Combined and alternating doses of ibuprofen and acetaminophen provided greater antipyresis than ibuprofen alone in a randomized trial involving 60 febrile children.
Risks and benefits of paracetamol antipyresis in young children with fever of presumed viral origin.