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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Pb effects on liver drug metabolism were reported in early studies, where diminished phenazone
elimination rates in men who had been occupationally exposed to Pb and who had evidence of clinical Pb poisoning were reversed after the patients had been treated with EDTA chelation therapy (Fischbein et al.
Under one landfill, Ternes found groundwater tainted with 12 ppb clofibric acid and 1 ppb phenazone
, an analgesic.
Tinder, P (1969) Determination of blood glucose using 4-amino phenazone
as oxygen acceptor.
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.