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Anti-Asthmatic Effect of Phenazone and Amidopyrine

Nature volume 192, pages 10891090 (16 December 1961) | Download Citation

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MANY chronic asthmatics state that they obtain relief from proprietary asthma powders available in Germany without medical prescription. Most of these powders contain either phenazone or amidopyrine, besides much smaller quantities of various other ingredients. In the list of German proprietaries (the “Red List”), we have found 53 such preparations, of which 27 contained phenazone, 22 amidopyrine and 4 both.

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  1. Universitäts-Asthmapoliklinik, Rudolf Virchow-Krankenhaus, Berlin N65, West Germany.

    • H. HERXHEIMER
    •  & E. STRESEMANN

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