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Etoricoxib MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Etoricoxib
Tree Number(s)
D02.886.590.444
D03.383.725.354
Unique ID
D000077613
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077613
Scope Note
A sulfone and pyridine derivative that acts as a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor. It is used as a NSAID for the treatment of pain associated with RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS and ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS. It is also used for the short-term treatment of moderate postoperative dental pain.
Entry Term(s)
Arcoxia
L-791456
MK 0663
MK-0663
Pharm Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Registry Number
WRX4NFY03R
Related Numbers
202409-33-4
CAS Type 1 Name
2,3'-Bipyridine, 5-chloro-6'-methyl-3-(4-(methylsulfonyl)phenyl)-
Public MeSH Note
2019; ETORICOXIB was indexed under PYRIDINES and SULFONES 2001-2018
History Note
2019 (2001)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/04/09
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