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 [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 in dichloralphenazone, a sedative and hypnotic used for headaches. Called also phenazone.
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Glucose estimation is based on the Trinder method in which glucose oxidase and peroxidase are used along with phenol and 4 amino antipyrin.
Now in all above test tubes, 1 ml of 0.5N NaHCO3 was added and then 1 ml of 4-amino antipyrin solution was also added.