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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 Names

(RS)-1-(4-Chlorbenzoyl)-5-metoxy-2-metylindol-3-yleβigsäure-2-[4-(8-benzamido-9-dipropylamino-5,9-dioxo-4-oxanonyl)piperazin-1-yl]etylester (IUPAC)

3-[4-(2-Hydroxyetyl)-1-piperazinyl]propyl DL-4-benzamido-N,N-dipropylglutaramate 1-(p-chlorobenzoyl)-5-metoxy-2-metylindole-3-acetate (ester) (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Proglumetacinum (Latin)
  • Proglumetacin (German)
  • Proglumétacine (French)
  • Proglumetacina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Afloxan
    Popular, Pakistan; Madaus, Thailand; Rotta Pharmaceuticals, Guatemala; Rotta Pharmaceuticals, Honduras; Rotta Pharmaceuticals, Panama; Rotta Pharmaceuticals, El Salvador; Rottapharm, Hong Kong
  • Afuroxan
    Hanall Biopharma, South Korea
  • Miridacin
    Taiho Yakuhin, Japan
  • Protaxil
    Delta, Portugal
  • Protaxon forte
    MEDA Pharma, Germany
  • Proxil
    Rottapharm, Italy
  • Proximed
    Lafedar, Argentina
  • Tolindol
    Therabel Pharma, Belgium
  • Tolindol-150
    Therabel, Luxembourg


BANBritish Approved Name
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
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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