OBO ID: CHEBI:63634
Term Name: valdecoxib Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 4-(5-methyl-3-phenyl-1,2-oxazol-4-yl)benzenesulfonamide
  • 4-(5-Methyl-3-phenyl-4-isoxazolyl)benzenesulfonamide
  • Bextra
  • p-(5-Methyl-3-phenyl-4-isoxazolyl)benzenesulfonamide
  • valdecoxib
  • valdecoxibum
Definition: A member of the class of isoxazoles that is isoxazole which is substituted at positions 3, 4 and 5 by phenyl, p-sulfamoylphenyl and methyl groups, respectively. A selective cyclooxygenase 2-inhibitor, it used as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) for the treatment of arthritis from 2001 until 2005, when it was withdrawn following concerns of an associated increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available