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, (C₅ H₄ N)CON(CH₂ CH₃)₂.

    A trademark for this drug is Coramine.

Origin

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