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antipyretic

Saltos de línea: anti|pyr¦et¦ic
Pronunciación: /ˌantɪpʌɪˈrɛtɪk
 
, -pɪ-/

Definición de antipyretic en inglés:

adjetivo

(Chiefly of a drug) used to prevent or reduce fever.
Example sentences
  • The infection resolves spontaneously in 7-14 days, during which antipyretic analgesics such as paracetamol and adequate hydration are helpful.
  • A response to antipyretic medication does not change the likelihood of a child having serious bacterial infection and should not be used for clinical decision-making.
  • The second question involves whether a response to antipyretic medication is associated with a lower likelihood of serious bacterial infection in young children.

sustantivo

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An antipyretic drug.
Example sentences
  • Finally, the physician should actively manage symptoms with analgesics, antipyretics and decongestants, where appropriate.
  • Routine prophylaxis using phenobarbital, valproic acid, oral diazepam, or antipyretics is controversial and not indicated.
  • Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are the most frequently used over-the-counter analgesics and antipyretics in children.

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