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Tolfenamic Acid

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

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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

Benzoic acid, 2-[(3-chloro-2-metylphenyl)amino]-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum tolfenamicum (Latin)
  • Tolfenaminsäure (German)
  • Acide tolfénamique (French)
  • Acido tolfenamico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Tolfenamic Acid (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • Acidum tolfenamicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Tolfenamic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Tolfenamic Acid (PH: BP 2016)
  • Tolfenaminsäure (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Tolfénamique (acide) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Arain
    Opsonin, Bangladesh
  • Clotam
    Proton Pharma, Greece; Rottapharm, Greece
  • Clotam retard
    GEA, Lithuania
  • Clotan
    GEA, Taiwan
  • Dolfenax
    Chalver, Colombia
  • Fastgraine
    epci, Egypt
  • Fenamic
    Enila, Brazil
  • Flocur
    Beta, Argentina
  • Gantil
    Costakis Tsisios, Cyprus; Elpen, Greece
  • Ilium Tolfejec Anti-Inflammatory for Cattle and Pigs (veterinary use)
    Troy Laboratories NZ, New Zealand
  • Ilium Tolfejec Anti-Inflammatory for Dogs and Cats (veterinary use)
    Troy Laboratories NZ, New Zealand
  • Migea
    Faran Laboratories, Greece; Sandoz, Poland; Sandoz AS, Norway
  • Migea Rapid
    Sandoz, Denmark
  • Purfalox
    Kleva, Greece
  • Te Fen Ta
    Minsheng, China
  • Tolfedine (veterinary use)
    Selecta, Germany; Vetochas, Germany; Vetoquinol, Belgium; Vetoquinol, Israel; Vetoquinol, Italy; Vetoquinol, Netherlands; Vétoquinol, Australia; Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland; Vetoquinol Ireland, Ireland; Vetoquinol Österreich, Austria; Vetoquinol UK Ltd, United Kingdom; Vetoquinol, Switzerland
  • Tolfédine (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Tolfedine 4% (veterinary use)
    Selecta, Germany; Vetochas, Germany; Vetoquinol, Switzerland; Vetoquinol, Italy
  • Tolfédine 4% (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, France
  • Tolfedine CS (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, Switzerland; Vetoquinol, Italy
  • Tolfedol (veterinary use)
    SP Veterinaria, Ireland
  • Tolfejec (veterinary use)
    Ilium Veterinary Products, Australia
  • Tolfine (veterinary use)
    Vetoquinol, Belgium; Vetoquinol, France; Vetoquinol, Israel; Vetoquinol, Netherlands; Vetoquinol Biowet, Poland; Vetoquinol Ireland, Ireland; Vetoquinol UK Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Tolmic
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Tufnil
    Eskayef, Bangladesh


BANBritish Approved Name
JANJapanese Accepted Name
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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