Meclofenamic acid

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Meclofenamic acid
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-[(2,6-dichloro-3-methylphenyl)amino]benzoic acid
Clinical data
Trade names Meclomen
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Legal status ?
Routes Oral
Identifiers
CAS number 644-62-2
ATC code M01AG04 M02AA18
PubChem CID 4037
DrugBank DB00939
ChemSpider 3897
UNII 48I5LU4ZWD YesY
KEGG D02341
ChEBI CHEBI:6710
ChEMBL CHEMBL509 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C14H11Cl2NO2 
Mol. mass 296.14864 g/mol

Meclofenamic acid (brand Meclomen) is a drug used for joint, muscular pain, arthritis and dysmenorrhea.[1] It is a member of the NSAID class of drugs and was approved by the FDA in 1980.

It inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins.[2]

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