Butadion

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Butadion

 

a medicinal preparation; analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory. It is used in tablet form for treatment of acute and chronic forms of rheumatism, rheumatic and infectious polyarthritis, gout, and so on. Because of possible side effects (such as stomach irritation or skin rashes), butadion should be taken only on a physician’s prescription.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.