phenazone(redirected from Antipyrin)
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a compound formerly used as an analgesic and antipyretic, now replaced by safer and more effective agents. Its current uses are as a component of multi-ingredient ear drop solutions and complexed with chloral hydrate in dichloralphenazone, a sedative and hypnotic used for headaches. Called also phenazone.
phenazone/phen·a·zone/ (fen´ah-zōn) antipyrine.
an analgesic and antipyretic. Poisoning is characterized by convulsions and collapse. Called also antipyrine.