\ˈɒptɐld͡ʒˌɪn], \ˈɒptɐldʒˌɪn], \ˈɒ_p_t_ɐ_l_dʒ_ˌɪ_n]\
Definitions of OPTALGIN
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A drug that has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties. It is the sodium sulfonate of AMINOPYRINE. Because of the risk of serious adverse effects its use is justified only in serious situations where no alternative is available or suitable. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p13)
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- Preparations of pathogenic organisms or their derivatives made nontoxic and intended for active immunologic prophylaxis. They include deactivated toxins.