Definition of Acetophenetidin

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

Exact synonyms: Acetphenetidin, Phenacetin
Generic synonyms: Analgesic, Anodyne, Pain Pill, Painkiller



Definition of Acetophenetidin

1. Noun. phenacetin ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acetophenetidin

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Acetophenetidin

1. A non-prostaglandin synthase inhibitor. It was utilised extensively in a wide variety of analgesic mixtures, but its causal role in analgesic-abuse nephropathy led to its withdrawal from the market. Chemical name: Acetamide, N-(4-ethoxyphenyl)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetophenetidin

acetone peroxide
acetone test
acetonemia
acetonemic
acetones
acetonic
acetonide
acetonides
acetonitril
acetonitrile
acetonitriles
acetonuria
acetonæmia
acetophenazine
acetophenazine maleate
acetophenetidin (current term)
acetophenide
acetophenides
acetophenone
acetophenones
acetorphine
acetose
acetositie
acetosity
acetosoluble
acetosoluble albumin
acetosulfone
acetosulfone sodium
acetosyringone
acetotartrate

Literary usage of Acetophenetidin

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1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 200-299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... began an active investigation of reports of possible toxic effects and renal damage due to misuse of the drug acetophenetidin. ..."

2. Mouth Hygiene: A Text-book for Dental Hygienists by Alfred Civilion Fones (1921)
"A full, easily digested meal will usually relieve the pain, while the exhibition of drugs, such as acetophenetidin, in 5-grain doses, is also indicated. ..."

3. A Text-book of pharmacology and some allied sciences: (therapeutics, Materia by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1906)
"(d) A mixture of 0.3 Gm. of acetophenetidin with I cc of QO% alcohol should not acquire a red tint when diluted with 3 times its volume of water and boiled ..."

4. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"[ACETONE + URINE.] The presence of an abnormal amount of acetone in the urine. acetophenetidin (f/sf-to-ti-nct'id/n). See PHENACETIN. ..."

5. Pain in Its Neuro-pathological, Diagnostic, Medico-legal, and Neuro by James Leonard Corning (1894)
"is soluble in water, and may be given several times a day, in doses of from ten to fifteen grains. Para-acetophenetidin, or ..."

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