Phenazone | definition of phenazone by Medical dictionary
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antipyrine [an″te-, an″ti-pi´rēn]
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
, a sedative
used for headaches. Called also phenazone
an analgesic and antipyretic. Poisoning is characterized by convulsions and collapse. Called also antipyrine.
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Heberer and Stan are part of a Berlin research team that has found drugs for regulating concentrations of lipids in the blood (such as phenazone
and fenofibrate) and analgesics (including ibuprofen and diclofenac) in groundwater beneath a sewage treatment plant.
a) Drug Year 2000 (n = 3808) Amphetamine 2395 (63%) Tetrahydrocannabinol 1119 (29%) Diazepam 743 (20%) Morphine 382 (10%) Methamphetamine 364 (10%) Flunitrazepam 347 (9%) Codeine 245 (6%) Paracetamol (acetaminophen) 129 (3%) MDMA 116 (3%) Phenazone
109 (3%) Benzoylecgonine 89 (2%) Nitrazepam 81 (2%) Alprazolam 80 (2%) d-Proxyphene 67 (2%) (a) Note that many specimens contained several different drug classes.