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Meclofenamic acid, used as Meclofenamate sodium, is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent with antipyretic and antigranulation activities. Meclofenamate sodium capsules are indicated for the relief of mild to moderate pain, for the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea and for the treatment of idiopathic heavy menstrual blood loss; for relief of signs and symptoms of juvenile arthritis; so as for relief of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis; For relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis. The mode of action, like that of other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, is not known. Therapeutic action does not result from pituitary-adrenal stimulation. In animal studies, meclofenamate sodium was found to inhibit prostaglandin synthesis and to compete for binding at the prostaglandin receptor site. In vitro, meclofenamate sodium was found to be an inhibitor of human leukocyte 5-lipoxygenase activity. These properties may be responsible for the anti-inflammatory action of meclofenamate sodium. There is no evidence that meclofenamate sodium alters the course of the underlying disease.   NCATS

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acide meclofenamique | acido meclofenamico | acidum meclofenamicum | ci-583 | cl-583 | salt | inf-4668 | meclodium | meclofenamate | meclofenamate sodium | meclofenamic acid | meclomen | meclophenamic acid | n-(2,6-dichloro-3-methylphenyl)anthranilic acid | n-(2,6-dichloro-m-tolyl)anthranilic acid | n-(3-methyl-2,6-dichlorophenyl)anthranilic acid


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