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Also known as painkillers, analgesics are a family of drugs which relieve pain by acting on the peripheral and central nervous systems. Some also reduce fever and inflammation.

Types of analgesics include paracetamol (acetaminophen), Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs), COX-2 inhibitors, and opioids.
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