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Niflumic Acid



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

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

Foreign Names

  • Acidum niflumicum (Latin)
  • Nifluminsäure (German)
  • Acide niflumique (French)
  • Acido niflumico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide niflumique (OS: DCF)
  • Niflumic Acid (OS: BAN)
  • R 371 NF (IS)
  • S 216 (IS)
  • UP 83 (IS)
  • Acidum niflumicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Niflumic Acid (PH: BP 2016)
  • Niflumic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Niflumique (acide) (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)

Brand Names

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BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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