OBO ID: CHEBI:6717
Term Name: mefenamic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-[(2,3-dimethylphenyl)amino]benzoic acid
  • acide mefenamique
  • acido mefenamico
  • acidum mefenamicum
  • CI-473
  • CN 35355
  • CN-35355
  • INF 3355
  • INF-3355
  • mefenamic acid
  • Mefenaminsaeure
  • N-(2,3-xylyl)-2-aminobenzoic acid
  • N-2,3-xylylanthranilic acid
  • Ponstel
Definition: An aminobenzoic acid that is anthranilic acid in which one of the hydrogens attached to the nitrogen is replaced by a 2,3-dimethylphenyl group. Although classed as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, its anti-inflammatory properties are considered to be minor. It is used to relieve mild to moderate pain, including headaches, dental pain, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available