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n.1.(Med.) Acetanilide.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Anxious to hide its real identity, they sold it as Antifebrine. This became the first brand name to be prescribed by doctors, requiring chemists to order from Kalle and Co.
Mindful of the successful branding of Antifebrine, they marketed this as Phenacetin.
In 1947, David Lester and Leon Greenberg discovered that paracetamol (acetaminophen) was a major, active metabolite of acetanilide (Antifebrine) (4).