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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-[2-amino-3-(4-bromobenzoyl)phenyl]acetic acid
CAS number 91714-94-2
ATC code S01BC11
PubChem 60726
Chemical data
Formula C15H12BrNO3 
Mol. mass 334.16g/mol
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat. C
Legal status -only (US)
Routes Oral (discontinued)
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Bromfenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) marketed in the US as an ophthalmic solution (brand name Xibrom) by Ista for short-term, local use.

It was originally introduced as a prescription capsule (brand name Duract) by Wyeth=-Ayerst, but this form of the drug was was withdrawn from the US market and discontinued due to side effects of systemic, long-term administration.

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