Diclofenamide

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Diclofenamide
Skeletal formula of diclofenamide
Space-filling model of diclofenamide
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
MedlinePlus a601233
ATC code
Pharmacokinetic data
Protein binding 55%
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
IUPHAR/BPS
DrugBank
ChemSpider
UNII
KEGG
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ECHA InfoCard 100.004.037
Chemical and physical data
Formula C6H6Cl2N2O4S2
Molar mass 305.16 g/mol
3D model (Jmol)
Melting point 228.5 °C (443.3 °F)
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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 506660Freely accessible. PMID 5724852. 
  3. ^ Rucquoy, M.; Sorel, L. (1978). "Diclofenamide in the treatment of therapy-resistant epilepsy". Acta Neurologica Belgica. 78 (3): 174–182. PMID 352085.