from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a preparation of phenylbutazone, an anti-inflammatory and analgesic drug.

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  • n. anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Butazolidin)


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  • But the fact that someone gets an overage for Butazolidin, which is essentially an aspirin for horses, is not the same as putting cocaine in a horse's body in order to give that horse an advantage.

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  • And Serpasil and Largostil and Stelazine and Resteclin and Librax and Clonidine and Fiorinal and Inderal and Inocid and Aristocort cream and Neocortef and Zyloprim and Butazolidin and Bactra and Septra and phenylbutazone and methyldopa and allopurinol and hydrochlorothiazide.

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  • But he recognizes the situations where Butazolidin is necessary in the treatment of horses and he does not oppose the regular use of Lasix.

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  • Walton also charged the team with the misuse of the pain-modifying drugs Xylocaine and Marcaine, and the anti-inflammatory drugs Butazolidin (phenylbutazone) and Decadron (dexamethasone). filed both a malpractice lawsuit and a contract grievance against the Trail Blazers, and he got what he seemingly wanted: a one-way ticket out of Portland.


  • He moved to Geigy Pharmaceuticals as sales promotion manager, working on Butazolidin, Tandearil, Anturane, Persantine, and Preludin.



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