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Flufenamic acid
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-{[3-(Trifluoromethyl)phenyl]amino}benzoic acid
CAS number 530-78-9
ATC code M01AG03
PubChem 3371
Chemical data
Formula C 14H10F3NO2  
Mol. mass 281.22991 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Physical data
Melt. point 124–125 °C (255–257 °F) resolidification and remelting at 134°C to 136°C
Solubility in water Practically insoluble in water; soluble in ethanol, chloroform and diethyl ether mg/mL (20 °C)
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Protein binding extensively
Metabolism Hydroxylation, glucuronidation
Half life ~3 h
Excretion 50% urine, 36% feces
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status
Routes oral, topical

Flufenamic acid, also known as Fluffy or Fluf, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is pale yellow crystalline powder.



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