dipyrone


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dipyrone

(dī´pirōn),
n an analgesic, antiinflammatory, and antipyretic agent that is rarely used because of a high incidence of agranulocytosis.

dipyrone

an analgesic and antipyretic agent, used also as an antispasmodic in equine colic. Overdosing may cause defective blood clotting, leukopenia and agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia and convulsive episodes.
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After recovering from anesthesia, the animals received postoperative analgesia (100 mg/mL dipyrone for 4 days; Eurofarma, Brazil) in water, which was offered freely.
In another paper published last year, in the International Journal of Clinical Practice, researchers cited a laundry list of other pharmaceuticals that have turned up in fake erectile dysfunction drugs, including acetaminophen; the ovary-stimulating drug clomiphene; fiuoxetine, the active ingredient in Prozac; and dipyrone, an anti-inflammatory used by veterinarians to treat horses.
Dipyrone (metamizole) was the last injectable drug for the reduction of fever in the United States, but since it was taken off the market in 1976, there has been no approved parenteral antipyretic drug available.
Dipyrone (metamizole) metabolites interfere with HPLC analysis of plasma catecholamines but not with the determination of urinary catecholamines.
The nonsteroidal agent dipyrone (metamizole) was banned by the United States Federal Drug Administration (FDA) in the late 1970s after it was associated with myelotoxicity.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as carprofen, dipyrone, eltenac, flunixin, ketoprofen, meloxicam, phenylbutazone and vedaprofen were among those at the centre of the study, along with the diuretic furosemide.
Pompeia C, Boaventura MF, Cud R (2001) Antiapoptotic effect of dipyrone on HL-60, Jurkat and Raji cell lines submitted to UV irradiation, arachidonic acid and cycloheximide treatments.
Another medication, Dipyrone, outlawed in the United States, is dispensed by physicians for many ailments without concern for its effects.
When we evaluated the medical histories of these patients, we found that for a preceding analysis they had received dipyrone orally or intravenously within 12 h before blood collection.