meclofenamate


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Related to meclofenamate: sulindac, meclofenamate sodium
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Noun1.meclofenamate - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Meclomen) used to treat arthritismeclofenamate - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Meclomen) used to treat arthritis
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID - an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids; "NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"
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Keterolac (Toradol), meclofenamate (Meclomen), carisoprodol (Soma), orphenadrine (Norflex), cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril), and metaxolone (Skelaxin) for tension headaches
NSAID classification Non-selective inhibition Acetic acid Proprionic acid Fenamate derivatives derivatives derivatives * Diclofenac * Fenoprofen * Meclofenamate * Etodolac * Flurbiprofen * Mefenamic acid * Indomethacin * Ibuprofen * Sulindac * Ketoprofen * Tolmetin * Naproxen * Oxaprozin Naphthyl alkanone Salicylates * Nabumetone * Aspirin * Diflunisal * Choline magnesium trisalicylate * Salicylate Enolic acid derivatives * Piroxicam * Meloxicam Selective COX-2 inhibition * Celecoxib * Rofecoxib Table 9.
The ranking of NSAIDs according to toxicity shows indomethacin, tolmetin, meclofenamate and Ketoprofen to be the most toxic with coated or buffered aspirin and ibuprofen the least.