antipyretics


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antipyretics

Used to reduce high body temperature (fever).
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Established in 1943 as one of the national largest manufacturing and exporting bases in the chemical synthetic pharmaceuticals field, Shandong Xinhua Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Shandong Xinhua") is in an leading position in the manufacturing technology and capacity for antipyretics and analgesics in China and is an important manufacturer in China for the drugs for central nervous system, steroids, cardio cerebrovascular system as well as finished dosage forms and pharmaceutical intermediates.
According to police, the baby had high fever on Thursday and the parents took him to a private paediatrician who prescribed antipyretics. After seeing no improvement, on Friday the parents contacted the doctor who advised them to continue giving the boy the fever medicine.
Keywords: Self-medication, Rural and urban areas, Questionnaire, CVI approach, Analgesics, Antipyretics.
To examine the effectiveness of acetaminophen, recurrence rates were compared for patients in whom rectal acetaminophen was administered every six hours until 24 hours after the first convulsion and for patients in whom no antipyretics were administered.
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.
Among the households in which unused medicines were found, 34.4% had unused antacids followed by antipyretics (31.25%) and antibiotics (28.1%) (Figure 1).
According to our results, fever was the main symptom for the administration of antipyretics, while acetaminophen was the preferred formulation, followed by mefenamic acid.
The treatment of measles includes antipyretics, fluids and antibiotics for bacterial super infections.
There is no specific antiviral therapy for measles and the basic treatment is necessary supportive therapy such as hydration and antipyretics. Mumps can cause fever, headaches and swelling of the cheeks and jaw.
Taking aspirin or other antipyretics to reduce fever during flu has become standard advice, yet available research indicates that reducing fever is counterproductive.