Firocoxib

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Firocoxib
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Firocoxib molecule
Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(Cyclopropylmethoxy)-5,5-dimethyl-4-(4-methylsulfonylphenyl)furan-2-one
Clinical data
Trade names Equioxx; Previcox
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Oral
Identifiers
189954-96-9
QM01AH90
PubChem CID 208910
ChemSpider 181008 YesY
UNII Y6V2W4S4WT YesY
KEGG D03712 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:76136
ChEMBL CHEMBL69998 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C17H20O5S
336.402 g/mol
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Firocoxib (INN; brand names Equioxx and Previcox) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug of the COX-2 inhibitor (coxib) class, currently approved for use in dogs and horses. Firocoxib was the first COX-2 inhibitor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for horses.[1] Firocoxib is not intended or approved for use in human medicine.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New NSAID Equioxx (firocoxib) Approved by USEF". The Horse. July 2, 2007. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  2. ^ Equioxx, European Medicines Agency