Phenacetin

Indications

  • Analgesic/Anti-Pyretic: widely used after its introduction in 1887 until it was banned by the FDA in 1983

Pharmacology

  • Metabolized to Paracetamol

Administration

  • PO

Adverse Effects

Oncologic Adverse Effects

  • Increased Risk of Specific Malignancies

Renal Adverse Effects

Toxicologic Adverse Effects


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