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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



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

3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, 2-[[2-metyl-3-(trifluorometyl)phenyl]amino]-

Foreign Names

  • Flunixinum (Latin)
  • Flunixin (German)
  • Flunixine (French)
  • Flunixino (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Flunixin (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • Sch 14714 (IS: Schering)
  • Flunixin Meglumine (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Flunixine, comp. with N-methylglucamine (IS)
  • Sch 14714 Meglumine (IS: Schering)
  • Flunixin Meglumine (PH: BP vet. 2015, USP 37)
  • Flunixin meglumine for veterinary use (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Flunixini megluminum ad usum veterinarium (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Cronyxin (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm, Poland
  • Fertagyl (veterinary use)
    Essex Tierarznei, Poland
  • Finadyne (veterinary use)
    Intervet Ireland, Ireland; Schering-Plough Animal Health Ireland, Ireland
  • Flunazine (veterinary use)
    Cross Vetpharm Group, Ireland
  • Flunimeg (veterinary use)
    Scan Vet, Poland
  • Hexasol LA (Flunixin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Meflosyl (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Niglumine (veterinary use)
    Calier Polska, Poland; Laboratorios Calier, Netherlands
  • Norixin (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Oxycomplex (Flunixin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Cross Vetpharm, United Kingdom
  • Resflor (Flunixin and Florfenicole (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Netherlands; Schering-Ploug Europe, Poland
  • Alivios (veterinary use)
    Fatro, Italy
  • Antalzen (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Avlezan (veterinary use)
    Virbac, France
  • Bedozane (veterinary use)
    Eurovet, Netherlands; Intervet, Belgium
  • Caleflunix (veterinary use)
    Caledonian Holdings, New Zealand; Caledonian Holdings Distribution, Australia
  • Covunil (Flunixin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Merial, France
  • Cronyxin (veterinary use)
    Albrecht, Germany; Bimeda, Netherlands; Bimeda Animal Health, Ireland; Ceva Animal Health, Sweden; Cross Vetpharm, United Kingdom
  • Emdofluxin (veterinary use)
    Emdoka, Belgium
  • Equibos (veterinary use)
    Serumwerk Bernburg, Germany
  • Equimine (veterinary use)
    Bio98, Italy
  • Equinixin (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Finadyne (veterinary use)
    D-Vett, Netherlands; Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Germany; Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Netherlands; Intervet, Sweden; MSD Animal, Norway; MSD Animal Health, Australia; MSD Animal Health, Switzerland; MSD Animal Health, Finland; Schering-Plough, Israel; Schering-Plough Animal Health, South Africa; Schering-Plough Ltd, United Kingdom; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Finoxaline (Flunixin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Flogend (veterinary use)
    Intervet, Italy
  • Flumav (veterinary use)
    Mavlab, Australia
  • Flunamine (veterinary use)
    Bayer, Italy
  • Flunidol (veterinary use)
    CPPharma, Germany
  • Flunifen (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Italy
  • Flunipig (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Netherlands
  • Fluniveto (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium
  • Flunix (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Bomac, New Zealand
  • Flunixil (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Fluniximin (veterinary use)
    Gräub, Switzerland
  • Flunixin (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Austria; Norbrook, Netherlands; Norbrook, New Zealand; Norbrook Laboratoires Ltd., Israel; Vet Medic, Finland; Vetoquinol, Italy
  • flunixin 5% Norbrook (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories Ireland, Austria
  • Flunixin Biovet (veterinary use)
    Biovet, Norway
  • Flunixin Norbrook (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Ireland; Norbrook, Norway; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Flunixin N-Vet (veterinary use)
    N-vet, Sweden
  • Flunixine Audevard (veterinary use)
    Audevard, France
  • Flunixine Biokema (veterinary use)
    Biokema, Switzerland
  • Flunixine Norbrook (veterinary use)
    Bayer Santé Animale, France
  • Flunixon (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia
  • Flunixyl (veterinary use)
    Audevard, France
  • Flurazin (veterinary use)
    Ceva, Belgium; Ceva, Netherlands
  • Fluvex (veterinary use)
    SP Veterinaria, Belgium; SP Veterinaria, Netherlands; Unione, Italy
  • Fluximine (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Bomac, New Zealand
  • Genixine (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, France
  • Hexasol (Flunixin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, South Africa; Norbrook Laboratoires Ltd., Israel
  • Hexasol LA (Flunixin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, Ireland; Norbrook Laboratories Australia, Australia
  • Meflosyl (veterinary use)
    Fort Dodge, Italy; Pfizer Animal Health, Belgium; Pfizer Animal Health, Ireland; Pfizer Animal Health, Netherlands; Pfizer GmbH Tiergesundheit, Germany; Zoetis, Austria; Zoetis, Switzerland; Zoetis, France; Pfizer Animal Health, Finland
  • Meglufen (veterinary use)
    Izo, Italy
  • Niglumine (veterinary use)
    Calier, Austria; Calier, Italy; Laboratorios Calier, Belgium
  • Norflunix (veterinary use)
    Norbrook Laboratories, Belgium; Vetoquinol, Italy
  • Norixin (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, Netherlands
  • Oxycomplex (Flunixin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Bimeda Animal Health, Ireland
  • Oxyflex (Flunixin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Scan Vet, Poland
  • Paraflunixin (veterinary use)
    IDT, Germany; Vetochas, Germany
  • Pyroflam (veterinary use)
    Norbrook, South Africa; Norbrook Laboratories, United Kingdom
  • Resflam (Flunixin and Oxytetracycline (veterinary use))
    Norbrook, Ireland
  • Resflor (Flunixin and Florfenicole (veterinary use))
    Intervet, Austria; Intervet, Belgium; Intervet, Germany; Intervet, United Kingdom; Intervet, Italy; Intervet, Norway; Intervet Ireland, Ireland; MSD Animal Health, Switzerland; Vet Pharma Friesoythe, Israel; MSD Animal Health, Finland; MSD Santé Animale Intervet, France
  • Wellicox (veterinary use)
    Coophavet, Netherlands; Merial Norden, Sweden

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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