Diclofenamide

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Diclofenamide
Skeletal formula of diclofenamide
Space-filling model of diclofenamide
Systematic (IUPAC) name
4,5-dichlorobenzene-1,3-disulfonamide
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
MedlinePlus a601233
Pharmacokinetic data
Protein binding 55%
Identifiers
120-97-8 YesY
S01EC02
PubChem CID 3038
DrugBank DB01144 N
ChemSpider 2930 YesY
UNII VVJ6673MHY YesY
KEGG D00518 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:101085 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL17 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C6H6Cl2N2O4S2
305.16 g/mol
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Diclofenamide (or dichlorphenamide) is a sulfonamide and a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor of the meta-disulfamoylbenzene class.

Uses[edit]

Diclofenamide is used to treat glaucoma[1][2] and therapy-resistant epilepsy.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ International Drug Names: Diclofenamide
  2. ^ Kanski, J. J. (1968). "Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and osmotic agents in glaucoma. Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors". The British journal of ophthalmology 52 (8): 642–643. doi:10.1136/bjo.52.8.642. PMC 506660. PMID 5724852.  edit
  3. ^ Rucquoy, M.; Sorel, L. (1978). "Diclofenamide in the treatment of therapy-resistant epilepsy". Acta neurologica Belgica 78 (3): 174–182. PMID 352085.  edit