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Phenacetin

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phenacetin

(Science: chemical) A non-prostaglandin synthase inhibitor. It was utilised extensively in a wide variety of analgesic mixtures, but its causal role in analgesic-abuse nephropathy led to its withdrawal from the market.

Chemical name: Acetamide, N-(4-ethoxyphenyl)-