Dictionary » M » Mefenamic acid

Mefenamic acid

mefenamic acid

(Science: chemical) A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent used in painful and inflammatory conditions, and in menstrual disorders. It has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties; it is an inhibitor of cyclooxygenase.

Pharmacological action: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, cyclooxygenase inhibitors.

Chemical name: benzoic acid, 2-((2,3-dimethylphenyl)amino)-


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 774 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link