- preventing or alleviating fever
- an antipyretic remedy or drug
Derived Formsantipyresis (ˌæntɪpaɪˈriːsɪs
Example Sentences Including 'antipyretic'
Blocking fever with antipyretic drugs, for example, has been shown to reduce the capacity to fight infection.
PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)
Patients may be afebrile at presentation owing to the prior administration of an analgesic with an antipyretic effect.
British Medical Journal (2002)
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