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Propyphenazone is a derivative of phenazone with similar analgesic and antipyretic effects. It is known as isopropylantipyrine in Japan. It was patented in 1931. The drug is marketed as a combination of (Paracetamol-Caffeine-Propyphenazone) tablets in effective treatment for primary headache disorder. It is marketed globally by Bayer, and in India as "Saridon" by Piramal, and "Dart" by Juggat Pharma.
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Propyphenazone, a pyrazolone derivative with anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activity, was introduced in 1951 for the treatment of rheumatic disorders. As it is structurally related to aminophenazone it has been associated with severe blood dyscrasias. However, it cannot be transformed into potentially carcinogenic nitrosamines and has therefore been widely used as a replacement drug for aminophenazone. In certain countries, products containing propyphenazone have now been restricted in their indications, whereas in others they are still available, sometimes as over-the-counter preparations.
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- "SC exempts painkiller Saridon from the banned list in India". February 21, 2019 – via The Economic Times.
- Akyel A, Alsancak Y, Yayla Ç, Sahinarslan A, Özdemir M (May 2011). "Acute inferior myocardial infarction with low atrial rhythm due to propyphenazone: Kounis syndrome". International Journal of Cardiology. 148 (3): 352–3. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2010.05.038. PMID 20541820.
- Consolidated List of Products whose Consumption and/or Sale have been Banned, Withdrawn, Severely Restricted or not Approved by Governments, Twelfth Issue (PDF). New York: Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. 2005. p. 232.
- "Multi-Country Survey On Banned And Restricted Pharmaceuticals". Health Action International Asia Pacific. August 2008. p. 7.
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