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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 Name

Benzamide, 2-hydroxy-

Foreign Names

  • Salicylamidum (Latin)
  • Salicylamid (German)
  • Salicylamide (French)
  • Salicilamida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Salicilamide (OS: DCIT)
  • Salicylamide (OS: JAN, DCF, BAN)
  • R 12 (IS)
  • Salizylsäureamid (IS)
  • Salicylamid (PH: ÖAB 2016)
  • Salicylamide (PH: USP 38)
  • Salicylamidum (PH: ÖAB 2016)

Brand Names

  • Apracur (Salicylamide and Phenylephrine, + Clemizole, + Paracetamol)
    Apracure, Thailand
  • Asco (Salicylamide and Ascorbic Acid)
    Cid, Egypt
  • Cidal C (Salicylamide and Ascorbic Acid)
    Cid, Egypt
  • Flukit (Salicylamide and Paracetamol, + Phenylephrine, + Promethazine)
    Julphar, Egypt
  • Isosal (Salicylamide and Camphor)
    Uni Pharma, Egypt
  • Myalgesic (Salicylamide and Benzocaine)
    Farmanic Chemipharma, Greece
  • Qualizep (Salicylamide and Chlorphenamine, + Phenylpropanolamine, + Paracetamol)
    Quality Pharm, Hong Kong
  • Salicylamide Iwaki
    Iwaki Seiyaku, Japan
  • Sedergine (Salicylamide and Ascorbic Acid)
    Bayer, Egypt


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

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