OBO ID: CHEBI:7443
Term Name: nabumetone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 4-(6-Methoxy-2-naphthalenyl)-2-butanone
  • 4-(6-Methoxy-2-naphthyl)-2-butanone
  • nabumetona
  • nabumetone
  • nabumetonum
  • Relafen
Definition: A methyl ketone that is 2-butanone in which one of the methyl hydrogens at position 4 is replaced by a 6-methoxy-2-naphthyl group. A prodrug that is converted to the active metabolite, 6-methoxy-2-naphthylacetic acid, following oral administration. It is shown to have a slightly lower risk of gastrointestinal side effects than most other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
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Ontology: Chebi
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