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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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[19] It has been also suggested that oral and rectal paracetamols may not achieve therapeutic levels in some cases.
"My ribs were still hurting and I was on a lot of paracetamols, but it was great to get back running.
But while most of us reach for a couple of paracetamols to ease our symptoms, there are an increasing number of people willing to try something more extreme.
In November 2011 she had been taken to hospital by a teacher after taking nine paracetamols. Mr Stringer said she did not tell him why she took the tablets, "it was more of an impulse thing."
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