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Aceclofenac Properties

Aceclofenac

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Description

 

Aceclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is used for the relief of pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. It is a cytokine inhibitor. Aceclofenac works by blocking the action of a substance in the body called cyclo-oxygenase. Cyclo-oxygenase is involved in the production of prostaglandins which cause pain, swelling and inflammation.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White or off-white crystalline powder
Brand Name Hifenac
CAS Number 89796-99-6
Density 1.455 g/cm3
IUPAC Name 2-[2-[2-[(2,6-Dichlorophenyl)amino]phenyl]acetyl]oxyacetic Acid
InChI 1S/C16H13Cl2NO4/c17-11-5-3-6-12(18)16(11)19-13-7-2-1-4-10(13)8-15(22)23-9-14(20)21/h1-7,19H,8-9H2,(H,20,21)
InChIKey MNIPYSSQXLZQLJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Melting Point 149-153 °C
Molar Mass 354.18472 g/mol
Molecular Formula C16H13Cl2NO4
Synonyms Aceclofenac;Benzeneacetic Acid, 2-((2,6-Dichlorophenyl)amino)-, Carboxymethyl Ester
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