• Indomethacin

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Indomethacin is a part of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) class, and as such exhibits anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic properties. Indomethacin has also demonstrated the ability to inhibit cell growth and induce apoptosis in cancer cell lines.

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    CAS Number

    53-86-1

    Molecular Formula

    C19H16ClNO4

    Molecular Weight

    357.79

    Mechanism of Action

    Like many NSAID's indomethacin is a cyclooxygenase (COX) inhibitor, hindering prostaglandin synthesis.

References

    References

    Summ, O., & Evers, S. (2013). Mechanism of Action of Indomethacin in Indomethacin-Responsive Headaches. Curr Pain Headache Rep Current Pain and Headache Reports, 17(4). doi:10.1007/s11916-013-0327-x

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