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I want to say "...as compared to paracetamol (i.e., Aspirin)"

I think this is fine, but is there a latin abbreviation that literally means "one and the same"?

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    All I could find is this; maybe there is an abbreviation for it: "One and the same" goes back to the 16th century and comes from classical Latin ūnus et īdem. merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/usage-one-and-the-same – KannE Apr 14 at 5:26
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    As compared to doesn't mean one and the same, and aspirin is not the same drug as paracetamol. – Kate Bunting Apr 14 at 7:11
  • Why do you want a Latin abbreviation? Especially one that you are not familiar with and therefore your readers will probably not be familiar with, either. – user323578 Apr 14 at 9:35
  • Can you give a more complete example of how you want to use this because your example fragment doesn't really make sense by itself (and appears to be factually wrong). – user323578 Apr 14 at 9:36
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Identical to

Paracetamol is identical to acetaminophen.

Aspirin is identical to acetylsalicylic acid.

If you are desperate for Latin: id est, almost always abbreviated "i.e."

She overdosed on paracetamol (i.e. acetaminophen).

Aspirin (i.e. acetylsalicylic acid) is a remarkable antiplatelet, antipyretic and analgesic agent.

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