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a medicinal preparation having an analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory effect; a derivative of pyrazolone. Analgin is taken internally in powders and tablets and in solutions for injection. It is prescribed for headaches, neuralgia, rheumatism, febrile states, grippe, and other conditions. The highest dosage for adults is 1 g per dose, 3 g per 24 hours. Combined preparations of analgin with amidopyrine, phenacetin, and other substances are also manufactured.