Acetaminophen (paracetamol) is a selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor with an IC50 of 25.8 μM; is a widely used antipyretic and analgesic drug.
1.Paracetamol is the most commonly used non-anti-inflammatory antipyretic analgesics, antipyretic effect similar analgesic effect is weak, no anti-inflammatory anti-rheumatic effects, acetanilide drugs is the best varieties. Particularly suitable for patients who can not use carboxylic acids. For cold, toothache embolism. Acetaminophen is also an intermediate for organic synthesis, hydrogen peroxide stabilizer, and photographic chemicals.
2.Paracetamol for antipyretic, analgesic, anti-rheumatic drugs