Chemical Component Summary

NameTolmetin
Identifiers2-[1-methyl-5-(4-methylphenyl)carbonyl-pyrrol-2-yl]ethanoic acid
FormulaC15 H15 N O3
Molecular Weight257.28
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCc1ccc(cc1)C(=O)c2ccc(n2C)CC(=O)O
InChIInChI=1S/C15H15NO3/c1-10-3-5-11(6-4-10)15(19)13-8-7-12(16(13)2)9-14(17)18/h3-8H,9H2,1-2H3,(H,17,18)
InChIKeyUPSPUYADGBWSHF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count34
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count35
Aromatic Bond Count11

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00500 
NameTolmetin
Groupsapproved
DescriptionA non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (anti-inflammatory agents, NON-steroidal) similar in mode of action to indomethacin.
Synonyms
  • Tolmetinum
  • 1-Methyl-5-(4-methylbenzoyl)-pyrrole-2-acetic acid
  • Tolmetin
  • Tolmetino
  • 1-Methyl-5-p-toluoylpyrrole-2-acetic acid
Brand Names
  • Novo-tolmetin Capsules 400mg
  • Tolectin Tab 600mg
  • Tolectin 200 Tab 200mg
  • Tolmetin Sodium
  • Tolectin 400 Cap 400mg
IndicationFor the relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, including the treatment of acute flares long-term management. Also for treatment of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Categories
  • Acetic Acid Derivatives and Related Substances
  • Agents causing hyperkalemia
  • Agents that produce hypertension
  • Analgesics
  • Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
ATC-Code
  • M01AB03
  • M02AA21
CAS number26171-23-3

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Prostaglandin G/H synthase 2MLARALLLCAVLALSHTANPCCSHPCQNRGVCMSVGFDQYKCDCTRTGFY...unknowninhibitor
Prostaglandin G/H synthase 1MSRSLLLWFLLFLLLLPPLPVLLADPGAPTPVNPCCYYPCQHQGICVRFG...unknowninhibitor
Tryptophan 2,3-dioxygenaseMSGCPFLGNNFGYTFKKLPVEGSEEDKSQTGVNRASKGGLIYGNYLHLEK...unknowninhibitor
MyeloperoxidaseMGVPFFSSLRCMVDLGPCWAGGLTAEMKLLLALAGLLAILATPQPSEGAA...unknowninhibitor
Serum albuminMKWVTFISLLFLFSSAYSRGVFRRDAHKSEVAHRFKDLGEENFKALVLIA...unknown
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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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PubChem5509
ChEBICHEBI:71941
ChEMBLCHEMBL1020
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