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TTD Drug ID: DAP000738

Drug Information
SynonymsEtoricoxib; MK-663; Algix; HMS2090A05; CID123619; L001141; DB01628; 202409-33-4; 5-chloro-6'-methyl-3-[4-(methylsulfonyl)phenyl]-2,3'-bipyridine; L791456; L-791456; Merck Sharp & Dohme brand of etoricoxib; MK-0663; Etoricoxib [USAN:INN:BAN]; 2,3'-Bipyridine, 5-chloro-6'-methyl-3-(4-(methylsulfonyl)phenyl)-; MolPort-003-847-339; UNII-WRX4NFY03R; D03710; CHEMBL416146; 5CH; ZINC00579472; C11718; 5-chloro-2-(6-methylpyridin-3-yl)-3-(4-methylsulfonylphenyl)pyridine; Etoricoxibe; Tauxib; C422649; Nucoxia; MK 663; AC1L3WZM; NCGC00164578-01; CHEBI:6339; CHEBI:106706; MK 0663; DB07166; FT-0082494; 5-Chloro-6'-methyl-3-(p-(methylsulfonyl)phenyl)-2,3'-bipyridine; LS-181802; Arcoxia; Etoricoxib (USAN/INN)    
Trade NameArcoxia; Algix; Tauxib    
CompanyMerck & Co    
IndicationRheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritisApproved    [1]

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Therapeutic ClassAnti-Inflammatory Agents    
CAS NumberCAS 202409-33-4
PubChem Compound IDCID 123619.    
PubChem Substance IDSID 13883.    
SuperDrug ATC IDM01AH05;    
SuperDrug CAS ID202409334;    
TargetProstaglandin G/H synthase 2Inhibitor[2][3]
Ref 1Emerging analgesics in cancer pain management. Expert Opin Emerg Drugs. 2005 Feb;10(1):151-71. To Reference
Ref 2The effect of newer anti-rheumatic drugs on osteogenic cell proliferation: an in-vitro study. J Orthop Surg Res. 2009 May 26;4:17. To Reference
Ref 3Antiinflammatory effects of etoricoxib alone and combined with NSAIDs in LPS-induced reactive arthritis. Inflamm Res. 2008 Dec;57(12):586-92. To Reference


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