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Phenylbutazone anti-inflammatory drug. Molecular model showing the secondary structure of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) phenylbutazone. NSAIDs inhibit the production of prostaglandins, the hormone-like chemicals that induce inflammation. Phenylbutazone's use is limited due to its serious side effects, which include the suppression of blood cell production by the bone marrow. It is only used to treat ankylosing spondylitis, a form of inflammatory arthritis that mainly affects the spine.
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