antipyresis


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an·ti·py·re·sis

(an'tē-pī-rē'sis),
Symptomatic treatment of fever itself rather than of the underlying disease.
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an·ti·py·re·sis

(an'tē-pī-rē'sis)
Symptomatic treatment of fever itself rather than of the underlying disease.
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antipyresis

(ant″i-pī″rē′sĭs) [ anti- + pyre(tic) + -sis]
Use of drugs to prevent or treat fever.
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AVP per fused into the brain of sheep caused antipyresis, and following subsequent perfusions, AVP levels wet increased and seizure activity was observed (Veal, Cooper, & Ruwe, 1984).
Evidence suggests that there may be a synergistic relationship between AVP receptors and cyclo-oxygenase enzyme during antipyresis, and the presence of AVP may enhance the efficacy of nonsteroidal antipyretic drugs.
Antipyresis caused by stimulation of vasopressinergic neurons and intraseptal or systemic infusion of gamma-MSH, American Journal Physiology 266, R614-621.
Fever and antipyresis: The role of the nervous system.
Potent stimuli for vasopressin release, hypertonic saline and hemorrhage, cause antipyresis in the rat.
Ibuprofen suspension received OTC approval for antipyresis and relief of mild to moderate pain.
Single-dose, placebo controlled comparative study of ibuprofen and acetaminophen antipyresis in children.