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Formerly widely used as an antipyretic and analgesic in rheumatism, neuritis, and common colds; may cause leukocytopenia; used to measure total body water.
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amidopyrineAminopyrine. A painkilling drug once widely used as an aspirin substitute but now out of favour because of the risk of inducing a sometimes fatal drop in the number of white cells in the blood (AGRANULOCYTOSIS).
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