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 (ə-mē′nō-pī′rēn′, ăm′ə-)
A colorless crystalline compound, C13H17N3O, formerly used to reduce fever and relieve pain, now known to cause agranulocytosis.

[amino- + (anti)pyrine.]
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(əˌmaɪnəʊˈpaɪriːn; -ˌmiː-)
(Pharmacology) another name for aminophenazone
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Noun1.aminopyrine - a white crystalline substance used as an analgesic and antipyretic
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
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In a study of 113 patients with fixed drug eruption, co-trimoxazole caused the maximum incidence (36.3%) followed by tetracycline (15.9%), pyrazolone (naproxen and mefenamic acid) (14.2%), sulphadiazine (12.4%), dipyrine (a drug of aspirin group) (9.3%), paracetamol (acetaminophen) (7.9%), aspirin (1.7%), thiacetazone (0.88%) and levamisole (0.88%).9 We found in all patients of fixed drug eruption that 40% had history of taking NSAIDs.