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Aspirin
Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), is a medication used to reduce painfever, or inflammation.[5] Specific inflammatory conditions which aspirin is used to treat include Kawasaki diseasepericarditis, and rheumatic fever.[5] Aspirin given shortly after a heart attack decreases the risk of death.[5] Aspirin is also used long-term to help prevent further heart attacks, ischaemic strokes, and blood clots in people at high risk.[5] It may also decrease the risk of certain types of cancer, particularly colorectal cancer.[6] For pain or fever, effects typically begin within 30 minutes.[5] Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and works similarly to other NSAIDs but also suppresses the normal functioning of platelets.[5]
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Nicip
Nicip Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of inflammatory condition including joint disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, postoperative painful condition, fever, and period pain.
Nicip Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.
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Paracetamol
Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen, is a medication used to treat pain and fever.[12][13] It is typically used for mild to moderate pain relief.[12] Evidence is mixed for its use to relieve fever in children.[14][15] It is often sold in combination with other medications, such as in many cold medications.[12] Paracetamol is also used for severe pain, such as cancer pain and pain after surgery, in combination with opioid pain medication.[16] It is typically used either by mouth or rectally, but is also available by injection into a vein.[12][17] Effects last between two and four hours.[17]
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Sertraline
Sertraline is used in the treatment of depression, post traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Panic disorder, Premenstrual dysphoric disorder, Anxiety and Premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
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