antipyrine

/ (ˌæntɪˈpaɪrɪn, -riːn) /

noun

a drug formerly used to reduce pain and fever. Formula: C 11 H 12 N 2 OAlso called: phenazine

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Example sentences from the Web for antipyrine

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

    Csar or Nothing|Po Baroja Baroja
  • He was dosed with antipyrine and quinine, and I advised him to walk as little as possible.

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

    Candy Medication|Bernard Fantus