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Systematic (IUPAC) name
biphenyl-4-ylacetic acid
CAS number 5728-52-9
ATC code M02AA08
PubChem 3332
Chemical data
Formula C 14H12O2  
Mol. mass 212.244 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status P (UK)
Routes Topical

Felbinac (INN) (or biphenylylacetic acid) is a topical medicine, belonging to the family of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) of the arylpropionic acid class, which is used to treat muscle inflammation and arthritis. It is an active metabolite of fenbufen.[1]


  1. ^ Kohler C, Tolman E, Wooding W, Ellenbogen L. (1980). "A review of the effects of fenbufen and a metabolite, biphenylacetic acid, on platelet biochemistry and function". Arzneimittelforschung 30 (4A): 702–707. PMID 6254545.  


  • The Merck Index, 12th Edition. 3989
  • Description of Felbinac on Tiscali [1]

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