Parecoxib

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

M01AH04

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0198470-84-7

Chemical Formula

C19-H18-N2-O4-S

Molecular Weight

370

Therapeutic Categories

Analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agent

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID

Cyclo-oxygenase 2 (COX-2) inhibitor

Chemical Names

N-[[p-(5-Methyl-3-phenyl-4-isoxazolyl)phenyl]sulfonyl]propionamide (WHO)

N-{[4-(5-Methyl-3-phenylisoxazol-4-yl)phenyl]sulfonyl}propionamid (IUPAC)

Propanamide, N-[[4-(5-methyl-3-phenyl-4-isoxazolyl)phenyl]sulfonyl]- (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Parecoxibum (Latin)
  • Parecoxib (German)
  • Parécoxib (French)
  • Parecoxib (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Parecoxib (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • Rayzon (IS: Pharmacia)
  • SC 69124 (IS: Searle)
  • Xapit (IS: Pharmacia)
  • Parecoxib Sodium (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • SC 69124 A (IS: Searle)

Brand Names

  • Dynastat
    Pfizer, Tunisia; Pharmacia, Ireland; Pharmacia, Slovakia
  • Praxis
    Lupin, India
  • Rayzon
    Pfizer, South Africa
  • Valdy-P
    Hetero, India
  • Valto-P
    Abbott, India
  • Valus-P
    Glenmark, India
  • Vorth-P
    Glenmark, India
  • Dynastat
    Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Bahrain; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Germany; Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, France; Pfizer, United Kingdom; Pfizer, Greece; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Myanmar; Pfizer, Mexico; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, Netherlands; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Peru; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Romania; Pfizer, Sweden; Pfizer, Slovenia; Pfizer, Thailand; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pfizer Limited, Austria; Pharmacia Europe, Latvia
  • Pro-Bextra
    Pfizer, Chile
  • Valdure
    Pfizer, Belize; Pfizer, Costa Rica; Pfizer, Dominican Republic; Pfizer, Guatemala; Pfizer, Honduras; Pfizer, Nicaragua; Pfizer, Panama; Pfizer, El Salvador

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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