Origin of antipyretic
Examples from the Web for antipyretic
In men doses of half a gramme (7·7 grains) act as an antipyretic, relieve neuralgia and have weak narcotic effects.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth
When the fever is so excessive that quinia should be given as an antipyretic.
The acid and its salts are antipyretic and were used in Germany instead of salicylates in rheumatic fever.
It will be well, in this connection, to allude briefly to a few other remedies which have been given for their antipyretic effect.
The decoction is used internally as an antipyretic in fevers and in dysentery.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera