Name the substance which is used for lowering the body temperature.

Antipyretics lower the body temperature.

Antipyretics

  • Antipyretics are drugs that reduce fever.
  • Aspirin, acetaminophen/paracetamol (Tylenol), ibuprofen, and others.
  • An analgesic drug used alone or in combination with opioids for pain management and as an antipyretic agent.
  • Antipyretics work by reducing prostaglandin synthesis.
  • Antipyretics block the production of prostaglandins and cause the hypothalamus to stop the rise in body temperature caused by them.

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