antipyrine
An obsolescent analgesic and antipyretic.
- a. acetylsalicylate a compound of a. and aspirin; an antirheumatic and analgesic.
- a. salicylacetate an analgesic, antirheumatic, and antipyretic.
- a. salicylate an analgesic and antipyretic; formerly used in dysmenorrhea, influenza, and acute rhinitis in the early stages.

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an·ti·py·rine -'pī(ə)r-.ēn also an·ti·py·rin -ən n an analgesic and antipyretic C11H12N2O formerly widely used but now largely replaced in oral use by less toxic drugs (as aspirin) called also phenazone

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an·ti·py·rine (an″te-piґrēn) [USP] a pyrazolone analgesic and antipyretic. Because it can cause agranulocytosis, it has been replaced by safer and more effective agents. Now used as a component of antipyrine and benzocaine otic solution; as a component of antipyrine, benzocaine, and phenylephrine otic solution; and complexed with chloral hydrate in dichloralphenazone. Called also phenazone.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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