Pain killer similar to aspirin. Paracetamol or acetaminophen (US), is a common analgesic and antipyretic (qv) drug that is used for the relief of fever, headaches, and other minor aches and pains. Paracetamol is also useful in managing more severe pain, allowing lower dosages of additional non-ster...
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Very valuable for mild to moderate pain.
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A mild painkiller that can be bought over the counter from chemists. Paracetamol can also help bring down your temperature if you have a fever. You should never take more than eight tablets in 24 hours and should not take paracetamol without talking to your doctor if you have any liver problems.
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Synonym for acetaminophen ... <drug> The generic name for a common nonprescription medication useful in the treatment of mild pain or fever. This is called paracetamol in the UK. ... [American term] ... Synonym: paracetamol. ... (25 Jun 1999) ...
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Paracetamol INN (l or l), or acetaminophen USAN n, is a widely used over-the-counter analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It is commonly used for the relief of headaches and other minor aches and pains and is a major ingredient in numerous cold and flu remedies. In combination...
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Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) is an analgesic. Over doses of Paracetamol can cause liver damage. Paracetamol was first used in medicine in 1893. However, it gained widespread use only after 1949, when scientists discovered that another popular drug, phenacetin, is converted to Paracetamol in the body....
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Type: Term Pronunciation: par′ă-set′ă-mol Synonyms: acetaminophen
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Analgesic, particularly effective for musculoskeletal pain. It is as effective as aspirin in reducing fever, and less irritating to the stomach, but has little anti-inflammatory action. An overdose can cause severe, often irreversible or even fatal, liver and kidney damage
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Extremely toxic to cats and should never be given by cat owners.
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