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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agent

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID

Chemical Name

1-(p-Chlorobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-2-methylindole-3-acetic acid ester with glycolic acid (WHO )

Foreign Names

  • Acemetacinum (Latin)
  • Acemetacin (German)
  • Acémétacine (French)
  • Acemetacina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acemetacin (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • Bay f 4975 (Bayer) (IS)
  • K 708 (Kowa) (IS)
  • TVX 1322 (IS)
  • Acemetacin (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Acemetacinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Acemet
    Synmosa, Taiwan
  • Acemetacin Heumann
    Heumann, Germany
  • Acemetacin-CT
    AbZ-Pharma, Germany
  • Aceo
    American Taiwan Biopharm, Thailand; U.C. Pharma, Taiwan
  • Acetudil 60 mg Fort
    Santa-Farma, Turkey
  • Azeat
    mibe, Germany
  • Baydol
    BHC-Bayer, Colombia
  • Baydol LP
    Bayer, Colombia
  • Emflex
    Merck Serono, United Kingdom
  • Ost map
    Apex, Egypt
  • Pranex
    Bayer, Ecuador
  • Pranex LP
    Bayer, Ecuador
  • Rantudal
    Meda, Greece
  • Rantudil
    Bayer Schering, China; Bial, Portugal; Kowa Souyaku, Japan; MEDA Manufacturing, Germany; Meda Pharma, Mexico; Medical Intertrade, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Rantudil 90 mg retard
    Meda, Hungary
  • Rantudil Fort
    Meda, Turkey
  • Rantudil Forte
    Meda, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Meda, Hungary; Meda, Malta; Meda, Poland; Meda, Romania; Meda GmbH Beograd, Serbia; MEDA Manufacturing, Germany
  • Rantudil Retard
    Bial, Portugal; Meda, Malta; Meda, Poland; Meda Pharma, Mexico
  • Rantudil retard
    Meda, Romania; Meda, Turkey; MEDA Manufacturing, Germany
  • Rheutrop
    Meda Pharm, Austria
  • Rheutrop retard
    Meda Pharm, Austria
  • Shun Song
    CSPC, China
  • Tendonil
    Orion, Bangladesh
  • Tilur 60mg
    Drossapharm, Switzerland
  • Tilur retard 90mg
    Drossapharm, Switzerland
  • Zadex 60 mg
    Goodwill, Hungary
  • Ziloxicum
    Drossapharm, Malta


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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