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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. 9)
  • Niflumic Acid (PH: BP 2018)
  • Niflumic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Niflumique (acide) (PH: Ph. Franç. 11)

Brand Names

  • Coan
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Donalgin 250 mg
    Gedeon Richter, Hungary
  • Flogodisten [+ Orphenadrine, + Aluminium Hydroxide]
    Omicron, Argentina
  • Flogovital
    Bago, Paraguay
  • Inflocine
    IPS, Tunisia
  • Inflocine adulte
    IPS, Tunisia
  • Inflocine enfant [pediatric]
    IPS, Tunisia
  • Nifan
    Hwang's, Taiwan
  • Niflactol
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Spain
  • Niflam
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Italy
  • Niflamol
    Akis Panayiotou & Son, Cyprus; PharmaSwiss, Greece
  • Niflucil
    Yuan Chou, Taiwan
  • Nifluderm
    Pharmaderm, Tunisia
  • Niflugel
    IPS, Tunisia
  • Niflugel 2.5%
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Belgium; UPSA, France
  • Niflugel 2.5g/100g
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Luxembourg
  • Nifluma 2.5%
    Pharaonia, Egypt
  • Niflumic
    Siphat, Tunisia
  • Nifluril
    BB Farma, Italy; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; UPSA, France; UPSA, Kuwait; UPSA, Lebanon; UPSA, Lithuania
  • Nifluril [+ Hexetidine]
    UPSA, Kuwait
  • Nifluril adulte
    IPS, Tunisia
  • Nifluril Children [pediatric]
    Upsa, Lebanon
  • Nifluril enfant [pediatric]
    IPS, Tunisia
  • Nifu
    Kojar, Taiwan
  • Nijasyn
    DCPC, Taiwan
  • Nyciton
    Meider, Taiwan
  • Nysul
    Meider, Taiwan


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
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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