OBO ID: CHEBI:240107
Term Name: bromfenac Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-amino-3-(4-bromobenzoyl)benzeneacetic acid
  • [2-Amino-3-(4-bromo-benzoyl)-phenyl]-acetic acid
  • [2-amino-3-(4-bromobenzoyl)phenyl]acetic acid
  • bromfenac
  • bromfenaco
  • bromfenacum
Definition: Amfenac in which the the hydrogen at the 4 position of the benzoyl group is substituted by bromine. It is used for the management of ocular pain and treatment of postoperative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract extraction. It was withdrawn from the US market in 1998, following concerns over off-label abuse and hepatic failure.
References:
  • Beilstein:8335547
  • CAS:91714-94-2
  • DrugBank:DB00963
  • Drug_Central:401
  • KEGG:D07541
  • LINCS:LSM-5585
  • Patent:EP221753
  • Patent:US4683242
  • Wikipedia:Bromfenac
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available