Definition of Aminopyrine

1. Noun. A white crystalline substance used as an analgesic and antipyretic.

Exact synonyms: Amidopyrine
Generic synonyms: Analgesic, Anodyne, Pain Pill, Painkiller



Definition of Aminopyrine

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aminopyrine

1. A drug with analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties but, owing to the risk of agranulocytosis, whose use is discouraged. Pharmacological action: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents. Chemical name: 3H-Pyrazol-3-one, 4-(dimethylamino)-1,2-dihydro-1,5-dimethyl-2-phenyl- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aminopyrine

aminoplastic
aminopromazine
aminopropanal
aminopropanals
aminopropanol
aminopropionic acid
aminopropionitrile
aminopropyl
aminopropyls
aminopterin
aminopterins
aminopyralid
aminopyridine
aminopyridines
aminopyrimidine
aminopyrine (current term)
aminopyrine n-demethylase
aminopyrines
aminoquinoline
aminoquinolines
aminorex
aminosaccharide
aminosalicylic
aminosalicylic acid
aminosalicylic acids
aminoshikimate
aminoshikimic
aminoshikimic acid
aminosiloxydiene
aminosiloxydienes

Literary usage of Aminopyrine

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1. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"After 14 days, cytochrome P-450 levels and aminopyrine W-demethylase activity were ... aminopyrine N-demethylase activity was also increased at 30 days, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Ethanol and methanol inhibited aminopyrine demethylation. The time course of potentiation of CCU hepatotoxicity has been studied with ethanol and ..."

3. The Modern Materia Medica: The Source, Chemical and Physical Properties (1911)
"aminopyrine is an antipyretic and analgesic of un- divulged composition. It is made by a St. Louis firm, but is also marketed in capsules presumably of ..."

4. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"7V- Nitrosodimethylamine has been detected in numerous drugs formulated with aminopyrine including tablets, suppositories, injections, drops, and syrups at ..."

5. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"N-Nitrosodimethylamine has been detected in numerous drugs formulated with aminopyrine including tablets, suppositories, injections, drops, and syrups at ..."

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