Glossary

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Antispasmodic

Pharmacological substance that helps prevent and calm muscle spasms (involuntary muscle contraction frequently accompanied by localised neuromuscular pain) and relieve cramps.


Anti-inflammatory

Pharmacological agent used to combat inflammation. These substances may also act as analgesics.


Antipyretic

Pharmacological agent for reducing fever and its associated symptoms.


Antiseptic

Pharmacological agent that stops the proliferation of bacteria on the external regions of the body.