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a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug
administered orally in the short-term treatment of severe rheumatoid disorders unresponsive to less toxic agents. It is given for periods of less than one week because it can cause aplastic anemia
phenylbutazone Therapeutics An NSAID tightly bound to plasma proteins. See NSAIDs.
phenylbutazone A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) once widely used but now available for use in hospitals only because of its tendency to cause HEART FAILURE from fluid retention and severe blood disorders. It is used, under specialist supervision, in cases of ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS.