aminopyrine

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a·mi·no·py·rine

(am'i-nō-pī'rēn),
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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aminopyrine

(ə-mē′nō-pī′rēn′, ăm′ə-)
n.
A colorless crystalline compound, C13H17N3O, formerly used to reduce fever and relieve pain, now known to cause agranulocytosis.
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