DrugBank ID: db04817
DrugCentral: metamizole
Synonymous :metamizol

Drug Sentece Context

Table 1. Analysis of context sentence of metamizole gene in 3 abstracts.

pmid sentence
33332642 Metamizole is commonly used as analgesic and antipyretic drug. […] The use of metamizole is prohibited in several countries due to its rare side effect of neutropenia and even agranulocytosis. […] Among the many symptoms of COVID-19, fever and diffuse pain predominant and therefore it can be assumed that metamizole may be widely used in the current epidemic period. […] So far, there have been no reports on the safety of metamizole in COVID-19 patients. […] We describe a series of 3 patients who developed severe neutropenia under metamizole treatment, raising a concern of a possible increased risk of this side effect among COVID-19 patients.