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Acetaminophen is a widely used antipyretic analgesic, reducing fever caused by bacterial and viral infections and by clinical trauma such as cancer or stroke. In rare cases in humans, e.g., in(More)
In recent years, there has been increasing interest in hypothermia induced by paracetamol for therapeutic purposes, which, in some instances, has been reported as a side effect. Understanding the(More)
Paracetamol, a weak inhibitor of cyclooxygenase COX-1 and COX-2 activities, has been reported to inhibit the activity of COX-2 induced by diclofenac in J774.2 macrophage cell line. The lack of(More)
Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) is an inducible isoform of the COX family of enzymes central to the synthesis of pro-inflammatory prostaglandins. Induction of COX-2 is mediated by many endogenous and(More)