Chemical Component Summary

Name2-[(2,3-DIMETHYLPHENYL)AMINO]BENZOIC ACID
SynonymsMEFENAMIC ACID
Identifiers2-[(2,3-dimethylphenyl)amino]benzoic acid
FormulaC15 H15 N O2
Molecular Weight241.28
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCc1cccc(Nc2ccccc2C(O)=O)c1C
InChIInChI=1S/C15H15NO2/c1-10-6-5-9-13(11(10)2)16-14-8-4-3-7-12(14)15(17)18/h3-9,16H,1-2H3,(H,17,18)
InChIKeyHYYBABOKPJLUIN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count33
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count34
Aromatic Bond Count12

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00784 
NameMefenamic acid
Groupsapproved
DescriptionA non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties. It is an inhibitor of cyclooxygenase.
Synonyms
  • Mefenamic acid
  • Mefenaminsäure
  • ácido mefenámico
  • N-2,3-xylylanthranilic acid
  • Acide méfénamique
Brand Names
  • Mefenamic-Acid
  • Mefenamic Acid
  • Mefenamic acid
  • Mefenamic
  • Dom-mefenamic Acid
IndicationFor the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, dysmenorrhea, and mild to moderate pain, inflammation, and fever.
Categories
  • Acids, Carbocyclic
  • Agents causing hyperkalemia
  • Agents that produce hypertension
  • Amines
  • Aminobenzoates
ATC-CodeM01AG01
CAS number61-68-7

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Prostaglandin G/H synthase 2MLARALLLCAVLALSHTANPCCSHPCQNRGVCMSVGFDQYKCDCTRTGFY...unknowninhibitor
Prostaglandin G/H synthase 1MSRSLLLWFLLFLLLLPPLPVLLADPGAPTPVNPCCYYPCQHQGICVRFG...unknowninhibitor
Cytochrome P450 2C9MDSLVVLVLCLSCLLLLSLWRQSSGRGKLPPGPTPLPVIGNILQIGIKDI...unknownsubstrate
Cytochrome P450 2C8MEPFVVLVLCLSFMLLFSLWRQSCRRRKLPPGPTPLPIIGNMLQIDVKDI...unknowninhibitor
UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1-9MACTGWTSPLPLCVCLLLTCGFAEAGKLLVVPMDGSHWFTMRSVVEKLIL...unknowninhibitor
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

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