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Paracetamol is a drug that reduces pain and fever (but not inflammation). It belongs to the family of drugs called analgesics.
Parents need better education to reduce drug overdoses in feverish children

Parents need better education to reduce drug overdoses in feverish children

Elevated blood lactate levels may indicate poor prognosis in liver failure

Elevated blood lactate levels may indicate poor prognosis in liver failure

New study shows even non-prescription painkillers raise blood pressure in women

New study shows even non-prescription painkillers raise blood pressure in women

New Zealand Ministry of Health warns Influenza B can be serious health risk to children and young people

New Zealand Ministry of Health warns Influenza B can be serious health risk to children and young people

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

International expert group discusses alternatives to COX-2 inhibitors

International expert group discusses alternatives to COX-2 inhibitors

Withdrawal of the commonly prescribed painkiller, co-proxamol

Withdrawal of the commonly prescribed painkiller, co-proxamol

Paracetamol effective for chronic pain and arthritis

Paracetamol effective for chronic pain and arthritis

Are NSAIDS enough for cancer pain?

Are NSAIDS enough for cancer pain?

Magnetic bracelets reduce pain in osteoarthritis of the hip and knee

Magnetic bracelets reduce pain in osteoarthritis of the hip and knee

Selling paracetamol and other painkillers in smaller pack sizes has slashed rates of suicide

Selling paracetamol and other painkillers in smaller pack sizes has slashed rates of suicide

Cost cutting measures and patent expirations to propel the European generics and biogenerics market

Cost cutting measures and patent expirations to propel the European generics and biogenerics market

Eight out of ten women take some form of therapeutic drugs during pregnancy

Eight out of ten women take some form of therapeutic drugs during pregnancy

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Request for further evidence about the risks and benefits of the painkiller co-proxamol

Request for further evidence about the risks and benefits of the painkiller co-proxamol