indomethacin

Definition of indomethacin

in`do`meth´a`cin
n.1.(Chem., Med.) A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic substance (C19H16ClNO4) prepared synthetically and used for the treatment of pain and arthritis. It blocks prostaglandin biosynthesis. Chemically, it is 1-(4-chlorobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-2-methyl-1H-indole-3-acetic acid.

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acetic acid, brand, brand name, ethanoic acid, Indocin, marque, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, NSAID, trade name
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