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Firocoxib
Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(Cyclopropylmethoxy)-5,5-dimethyl-4-(4-methylsulfonylphenyl)furan-2-one
Identifiers
CAS number 189954-96-9
ATCvet code QM01AH90
PubChem 208910
Chemical data
Formula C 17H20O5S 
Mol. mass 336.402 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status POM (UK) -only (US) Veterinary use only
Routes Oral

Firocoxib (INN; brand names Equioxx and Previcox) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug of the COX-2 inhibitor (coxib) class, currently approved for use in dogs and horses. Firocoxib was the first COX-2 inhibitor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for horses.[1]

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