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antipyrine

/ˌæntɪˈpaɪrɪn; -riːn/
noun
1.
a drug formerly used to reduce pain and fever. Formula: C11H12N2O Also called phenazine
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  • He was dosed with antipyrine and quinine, and I advised him to walk as little as possible.

  • Nothing; only I had a headache and I took a big dose of antipyrine.

    Csar or Nothing Po Baroja Baroja
  • Mix the antipyrine with the alcoholic solution of saccharin (in a hot mortar if in a hurry) and permit the alcohol to evaporate.

    Candy Medication Bernard Fantus
  • Mix the tincture of vanilla with the saccharin, add the antipyrine and permit the alcohol to evaporate.

    Candy Medication Bernard Fantus

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