OBO ID: CHEBI:7476
Term Name: naproxen Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (+)-(S)-6-Methoxy-alpha-methyl-2-naphthaleneacetic acid
  • (+)-(S)-Naproxen
  • (+)-2-(6-Methoxy-2-naphthyl)propionic acid
  • (+)-2-(Methoxy-2-naphthyl)-propionic acid
  • (+)-2-(Methoxy-2-naphthyl)-propionsaeure
  • (+)-Naproxen
  • (2S)-2-(6-methoxynaphthalen-2-yl)propanoic acid
  • (S)-(+)-2-(6-Methoxy-2-naphthyl)propionic acid
  • (S)-(+)-Naproxen
  • (S)-2-(6-Methoxy-2-naphthyl)propanoic acid
  • (S)-2-(6-Methoxy-2-naphthyl)propionic acid
  • (S)-6-Methoxy-alpha-methyl-2-naphthaleneacetic acid
  • (S)-Naproxen
  • naproxen
  • naproxene
  • naproxeno
  • naproxenum
Definition: A methoxynaphthalene that is 2-methoxynaphthalene substituted by a carboxy ethyl group at position 6. Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as osteoarthritis, kidney stones, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, menstrual cramps, tendinitis, bursitis, and for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea. It works by inhibiting both the COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes.
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Ontology: Chebi
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