• Analgesic: reduces pain.

• Antipyretic: lowers fever.

• Anti-inflammatory: reduces swelling.

• OTC: over-the-counter (as opposed to a drug sold by prescrip tion only).

• NSAID: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. There are both OTC and prescription-strength NSAIDs.

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