Meaning of nikethamide in English:

nikethamide

Pronunciation /nɪˈkɛθəmʌɪd/

noun

Pharmacology
  • A derivative of nicotinic acid used as a respiratory stimulant and analeptic; nicotinic acid diethylamide, (C ₅ H ₄ N)CON(CH ₂ CH ₃) ₂. [A trademark for this drug is Coramine.].

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From nik- + eth- + amide.