Aceclofenac

Active ingredient description

Aceclofenac is a non-steroidal agent with marked anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. The mode of action of aceclofenac is largely based on the inhibition to prostaglandin synthesis. Aceclofenac is a potent inhibitor of the enzyme cyclo-oxygenase, which is involved in the production of prostaglandins.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Aceclofenac
M Musculo-skeletal system → M01 Antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products → M01A Antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, non-steroids → M01AB Acetic acid derivatives and related substances
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Aceclofenac
M Musculo-skeletal system → M02 Topical products for joint and muscular pain → M02A Topical products for joint and muscular pain → M02AA Antiinflammatory preparations, non-steroids for topical use
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Medicines

Aceclofenac is the active ingredient of these drugs:

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Poland

Brazil

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Italy

United Kingdom

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Ireland

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
UK

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

RPK779R03H - ACECLOFENAC

CAS registry number

89796-99-6 - aceclofenac

SNOMED-CT

391703003 - Aceclofenac (substance)