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Piroxicam Properties


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Piroxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug of the oxicam class used to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid and osteoarthritis, primary dysmenorrhoea, postoperative pain,and act as an analgesic.It is also used in veterinary medicine to treat certain neoplasias expressing cyclooxygenase (COX) receptors, such as bladder, colon, and prostate cancers.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Off-white to pale yellow solid
Brand Name Apo-Piroxicam; Artroxicam; Baxo; Bruxicam; Caliment; Erazon; Feldene; Flogobene; Geldene; Improntal; Larapam; Pipoxicam; Pirkam; Piroflex; Reudene; Riacen; Roxicam; Roxiden; Sasulen; Solocalm; Zunden; Piroxicam USP
CAS Number 36322-90-4
ChEBI 8249
Density 1.563 g/cm3
EINECS Number 252-974-3
IUPAC Name (3E)-3-[Hydroxy-(pyridin-2-ylamino)methylidene]-2-methyl-1,1-dioxobenzo[e]thiazin-4-one
InChI 1S/C15H13N3O4S/c1-18-13(15(20)17-12-8-4-5-9-16-12)14(19)10-6-2-3-7-11(10)23(18,21)22/h2-9,19H,1H3,(H,16,17,20)
Melting Point 198-200°C
Molar Mass 331.34 g/mol
Molecular Formula C15H13N3O4S
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms 4-Hydroxy-2-methyl-N2-pyridinyl-2H-1,2-benzothiazine-3-carboxamide 1,1-dioxide
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