Aminophenazone Other names: Aminopyrine Amidopyrine

Chemical formula: C₁₃H₁₇N₃O  Molecular mass: 231.294 g/mol  PubChem compound: 6009

Active ingredient description

Aminophenazone is a pyrazolone with analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties but has risk of agranulocytosis. A breath test with 13C-labeled aminopyrine has been used as a non-invasive measure of cytochrome P-450 metabolic activity in liver function tests. It is also used in measuring the total body water in the human body system.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
N02BB03 Aminophenazone N Nervous system → N02 Analgesics → N02B Other analgesics and antipyretics → N02BB Pyrazolones
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 58-15-1
DrugBank Drug: DB01424
KEGG Drug: D00556
PubChem Compound: 6009
RxNorm Ingredient: 695
SNOMED-CT Concept: 65458000
Aminophenazone (substance)
UNII Identifier: 01704YP3MO

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