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[suhl-fin-pir-uh-zohn] /ˌsʌl fɪnˈpɪr əˌzoʊn/
noun, Pharmacology
a substance, C 2 3 H 2 0 N 2 O 3 S, used in the treatment of chronic gout.
Origin of sulfinpyrazone
1955-60; sulfin(yl) + pyraz(ole) + -one Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Probenecid is taken two to three times a day, and sulfinpyrazone begins at twice a day and increases to three or four times daily.
sulfinpyrazone in Medicine

sulfinpyrazone sul·fin·pyr·a·zone (sŭl'fĭn-pĭr'ə-zōn')
A drug that is related to phenylbutazone, promotes urinary excretion of uric acid, and is used to treat gout.

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