Question 3. Paracetamol is _______ ?
(1) both antipyretic and analgesic.
(2) only analgesic.
(3) only antipyretic.
Answer : From all above the options correct answer is “(1) both antipyretic and analgesic. “.
Explanation of answer : (1) Paracetamol is used to reduce or decrease the fever and it relieves pain as well that’s why Paracetamol is used both as antipyretic and analgesic.
Because as we know that antipyretic are those medicines which are used to reduced the fever or decrease the body temperature and on another hand we also know that analgesic is those substances or medicines which are used to get relief in pain or we can say analgesic are those medicines which are used to reduced the different type of pains. so we can say that Paracetamol is used as both antipyretic and analgesic.
generally Paracetamol is used to get relieve in headache and different type of pains , this pain can be mild , so we can say that Paracetamol is used as antipyretic .
Paracetamol medicine also contains characteristic of analgesic because when someone is suffers from fever this medicine can be used to reduced its body temperature , it means this is also used to reduced fever.
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