diclofenac

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English[edit]

Molecular structure of diclofenac

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Etymology[edit]

From the systematic name 2-(2-(2,6-dichlorophenylamino)phenyl)acetic acid

Noun[edit]

diclofenac (uncountable)

  1. A painkiller having the chemical formula C14H11Cl2NO2
    • 2007 April 11, Reuters, “Merck Reports Risk of Its New Pain Pill”, New York Times:
      A study by Merck of its pain reliever Arcoxia showed similar risks of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems compared with another painkiller, diclofenac, federal reviewers said in an analysis made public Tuesday.

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