Aminophenazone

Also known as: Aminopyrine Amidopyrine

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
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

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

01704YP3MO - AMINOPHENAZONE

CAS registry number

58-15-1 - aminophenazone

SNOMED-CT

65458000 - Aminophenazone (substance)