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Fenbufen
Systematic (IUPAC) name
gamma-Oxo-(1,1'-biphenyl)-4-butanoic Acid
Identifiers
CAS number 36330-85-5
ATC code M01AE05
PubChem  ?
Chemical data
Formula C 16H14O3  
Mol. mass 254.2854
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status POM
Routes Oral

Fenbufen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used primarily to treat inflammation in osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and tendinitis. It can also be used to relieve backaches, sprains, and fractures. Fenbufen is available as a capsule or tablet sold with the brand names Cepal, Cinopal, Cybufen, Lederfen, and Reugast. Fenbufen acts by preventing cyclooxygenase from producing the prostaglandins that cause inflammation.

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