Salicylamide

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Salicylamide
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-hydroxybenzamide
Clinical data
MedlinePlus a681004
Legal status ?
Pharmacokinetic data
Excretion Renal
Identifiers
CAS number 65-45-2 YesY
ATC code N02BA05
N02BA55 (combinations)
PubChem CID 5147
DrugBank DB08797
ChemSpider 4963 YesY
UNII EM8BM710ZC YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:32114 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL27577 YesY
NIAID ChemDB 018403
Chemical data
Formula C7H7NO2 
Mol. mass 137.136 g/mol
Physical data
Density 1.33 g/cm³
Solubility in water Soluble in hot water, ether, alcohol, and chloroform. mg/mL (20 °C)
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Salicylamide is the common name for the substance o-hydroxybenzamide, or amide of salicyl. Salicylamide is a non-prescription drug with analgesic and antipyretic properties. Its medicinal uses are similar to those of aspirin.[1] Salicylamide is used in combination with both aspirin and caffeine in the over-the-counter pain remedy "PainAid". It was also an ingredient in the over-the-counter pain remedy BC Powder but was removed from the formulation in 2009.

Pure Salicylamide is a white or slightly pink crystalline powder

References[edit]

  1. ^ salicylamide. Dictionary.com. Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary. Merriam-Webster, Inc. [1] (accessed: December 31, 2006).

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