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Phenacetin Summary

Description: A phenylacetamide that was formerly used in ANALGESICS but nephropathy and METHEMOGLOBINEMIA led to its withdrawal from the market. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology,1991, p431)

Also Known As: Acetophenetidin; Acetamide, N-(4-ethoxyphenyl)-

Networked: 383 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 28 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Phenacetin is Relevant

  1. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 24 results
  2. Hemolytic Anemia : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results
  3. Methemoglobinemia : 1 outcome 1 study in 16 results
  4. Pain (Aches) : 1 outcome 1 study in 10 results
  5. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results
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Drugs Related to Phenacetin

  1. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)
  2. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
  3. Caffeine (No Doz)
  4. Codeine (Codeine Phosphate)
  5. Hydrocodone (Dihydrocodeinone)
  6. Toxic Actions
  7. acetaminophen glucuronide
  8. Analgesics (Analgesic Drugs)
  9. Antipyrine (Phenazone)
  10. Cytochromes
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Therapies Related to Phenacetin

  1. Lasers (Laser)
  2. Oral Administration
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  4. Gynecologic Surgical Procedures (Gynecologic Surgery)
  5. Hepatectomy
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