Perhaps its antipyretic effects are limited to those cases in which malaria is a known or an unknown complication.
The antipyretic medicines which we have first to consider are derivatives of quinoline.
When the fever is so excessive that quinia should be given as an antipyretic.
(Analgesic and antipyretic): 16—32 ♏, pure or with equal parts glycerin or oil.
It was found that substituting ethyl for H in the imid group annihilated the narcotic and antipyretic properties.
I have given quinia as an antipyretic, but never in doses of more than a scruple.
The acid and its salts are antipyretic and were used in Germany instead of salicylates in rheumatic fever.
In men doses of half a gramme (7·7 grains) act as an antipyretic, relieve neuralgia and have weak narcotic effects.
As a tonic and antipyretic it is certainly worthy of recommendation.
The decoction is used internally as an antipyretic in fevers and in dysentery.
antipyretic an·ti·py·ret·ic (ān'tē-pī-rět'ĭk, ān'tī-)
An agent that reduces or prevents fever. Also called antifebrile, antithermic. adj.
Reducing or preventing fever.