Phenacetin


Concise Prescribing Info
Special Precautions
Porphyria.
Adverse Reactions
Methaemoglobinaemia, sulfhaemoglobinaemia and haemolytic anaemia.
Potentially Fatal: Renal papillary necrosis and transitional-cell cancer of the renal pelvis (prolonged use).
Action
Description: Phenacetin is a para-aminophenol derivative analgesic. It also has an antipyretic property. It is usually given with caffeine, aspirin or codeine as part of a combination preparation.
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