tryparsamide


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try·pars·a·mide

 (trĭ-pär′sə-mīd′)
n.
A white crystalline powder, C8H10AsN2NaO4, used in the treatment of trypanosomiasis.

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tryparsamide

(trɪˈpɑːsəmaɪd)
n
(Pharmacology) a synthetic crystalline compound of arsenic used in the treatment of trypanosomal and other protozoan infections. Formula: C8H10AsN2O4Na. H2O
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A record documented that Capone was "receiving iodides orally, tryparsamide, intravenously and bismuth, intramuscularly" in prison in 1939.