diaphoretic


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di·a·pho·ret·ic

 (dī′ə-fə-rĕt′ĭk, dī-ăf′ə-)
adj.
Producing or increasing perspiration.
n.
A medicine or other agent that produces perspiration.

diaphoretic

(ˌdaɪəfəˈrɛtɪk)
adj
(Physiology) relating to or causing sweat
n
(Pharmacology) a diaphoretic drug or agent
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diaphoretic - used to produce perspiration
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Adj.1.diaphoretic - inducing perspiration
Translations

di·a·pho·ret·ic

n. diaforético, agente que estimula la transpiración.
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In addition, the roots are also listed in some European pharmacopoeias as a diuretic, diaphoretic, expectorant, and anthelmintic remedy [2].
The wood extract is carminative, diaphoretic, antipyretic and has also been used to treat flatulence, pulmonary and urinary disorders, rheumatism, piles and kidney stones.
The following day, the patient complained of ongoing right shoulder pain and became increasingly tremulous and diaphoretic, without reported fever.
The nurse practitioner who saw her documented that the patient had collapsed twice without losing consciousness, was pale and diaphoretic, had a rapid heartbeat, and said she felt numb all over.
In Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina it is popularly used as carminative, diaphoretic, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, anti-catarrhal and antirheumatic (Bassols and Gurni 1996).
On arrival, the patient was pale and diaphoretic, with blood pressure 105/70 mmHg and heart rate 86 bpm, but he had no anginal complaints.
The patients are calm, subdued, diaphoretic, and have cool skin.
It was used in America for a strain of flu called break-bone fever, hence the name Boneset; Elderberry - sambucus nigra The elderberry is an antiinflammatory antioxidant, with diaphoretic properties and was used to treat a flu epidemic in Panama in 1995.
From days long before clinical trials of treatment for sepsis, the following exemplifies what could then be prescribed for a girl aged four years: her "treatment consisted in an emetic and purgative; afterwards small doses of calomel; diaphoretic mixture; hot bath; cold to the head, etc.
Preparations are generally used for its diuretic, diaphoretic (increasing perspiration) and blood purifying properties.
They are often extremely diaphoretic and their peripheral vasculature is constricted.
(He was actually taking more.) For various reasons, gabapentin was abruptly discontinued; 3 days later, he was hallucinating, tachycardic, febrile, diaphoretic, tremulous, and agitated.