antipyretics


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antipyretics

Used to reduce high body temperature (fever).
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At home, ORS and plain water, and antipyretics and anti-diarrhoeals were the most commonly administered fluids and medicines respectively.
DF lasts about five to seven days, no mortality, to be treated at home with antipyretics, while DHF has 10 percent mortality, with bleeding tendencies in the nose (epistaxis), gastrointestinal tract, gums and profuse menstruation (menorrhagia) leading to shock and sometimes death.
The spokesman said that the batch included antibiotics, antipyretics, cardiovascular disease medicines and medicines for children.
Pre-treatment of patients with antihistamines with or without antipyretics (drugs for prevention or treatment of fever) or corticosteroids is recommended 30 to 60 minutes prior to the start of the infusion.
They are advised to avoid physical strain as much as possible, and in case of having any symptoms, such as headache or vomiting, or feeling very tired, have muscle pain or high degree of body temperature, they should get enough rest and take sufficient amounts of liquids and juices, as well as using antipyretics.
The treatment of measles includes antipyretics, fluids and antibiotics for bacterial super infections.
Taking aspirin or other antipyretics to reduce fever during flu has become standard advice, yet available research indicates that reducing fever is counterproductive.
For the purpose of the study, certain medical terms were explained to the first-year students, including antipyretics and analgesics.
Medication histories revealed that all children (100%) were given antipyretics for their fever.
In addition, this new study demonstrated for the first time a reduction in episodes of viral infections (by 80%) and in the number of days with antibiotic (amoxicillin) and antipyretics use (by 30-fold and 14-fold, respectively).
Drug groups commonly used for self- medication included antipyretics ( 76.