From Big Medical Encyclopedia

ANTIPYRINE (Antipyrinum; synonym: Phenazonum, Analgesin, Anodynin, Azophen, Methozin, Parodyne, Phenylen, Phenylon, Pyrazin, Pyrazoline, Pyrodin, Sedatin; GFH, joint venture. B) — non-narcotic analgesic. And. has analgesic, febrifugal and antiinflammatory effect. Its formula:

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Colourless crystals or white crystal powder, we will very easily dissolve in water and alcohol, it is difficult — on air.

On the nature of action it is similar to other substances of this group — pyramidon (see) and analginum (see), but concedes to them on activity. In a crust, time it is applied rather seldom. Feature And. its local styptic action is.

Apply And. at neuralgic pains (a headache, neuritis, miozita, arthralgias, etc.), rheumatism, a feverish state. Appoint inside the adult 0,25 — 0,5 g, to children on 0,03 — 0,25 g depending on age; to children up to 6 months do not appoint. Accept 2 — 3 times a day. The highest doses for adults: one-time 1 g, daily 3 g. At nasal and parenchymatous bleedings solutions A use 10 — 20%. for wetting of tampons and napkins. Forms of release: powder and tablets on 0,25 g. Keep in well corked container protecting from effect of light.

See also Analgesic means , Antipyretics , Anti-inflammatory drugs .

N. A. Kruglov.