Restoratives, - promote constructional tissue change. (1) Foods, - supply new material for repair and oxidation.
(2) Hoematinics, - increase the haemoglobin (red coloring matter) in the blood.
(3) Tonics, - promote nutrition and give tone to the system.
Alteratives, - by some unknown process alter morbid conditions and improve the nutrition of the body.
Mercury. Arsenic. Iodine.
Antipyretics, - reduce fever (1) by promoting loss of heat and (2) by lessening its production.
Cold. Acetanilide. Quinine.
Antiperiodics, - lessen the severity or prevent the return of certain periodically recurring diseases.
Quinine. Hydrastine. Eucalyptus.