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  • Amongst other antipyretics, the most important are quinine, phenacetin and antifebrin.
  • Pain may be stopped by removing the cause of irritation, as, for example, by the extraction of a carious tooth or by rendering the nerveendings insensitive to irritation, as by the application of cocaine; by preventing its transmission along the spinal cord by antipyrin, phenacetin, acetanilide, cocaine, &c.; or by dulling the perceptive centre in the brain by means of opium or its alkaloids, by anaesthetics, and probably also, to a certain extent, by antipyrin and its congeners.
  • And antipyrin, phenacetin, aspirin and similar analgetics are commonly taken.
  • Phenacetin, acetanilide, phenazone and many similar bodies act as antipyretics in virtue of an action on the heat-regulating centres in the cerebrum.
  • Phenacetin, cold water, &c.
 

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