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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Disease-modifying antirheumatic drug, DMARD

Anti-inflammatory agent


Chemical Name

(p-Acetamidophenyl)acetic acid (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Actaritum (Latin)
  • Actarit (German)
  • Actarit (French)
  • Actarit (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Actarit (OS: JAN)
  • BRN 1640927 (IS)
  • CCRIS 3777 (IS)
  • EINECS 242-511-3 (IS)
  • Moba (IS)
  • MS 932 (IS)
  • NSC 170317 (IS)
  • Orcl (NipponShinyaku) (IS)
  • Orkul (IS)

Brand Names

  • Actarit
    Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Tatsumi Kagaku, Japan; Toa Yakuhin, Japan
  • AnJiXin
    Su Zhong Pharm Group, China
  • Kai Mai Si
    Hui Ren Pharm, China
  • Mover
    Tanabe Mitsubishi Pharma, Japan
  • Orcl
    Nippon Shinyaku, Japan


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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