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Parecoxib



Parecoxib
Systematic (IUPAC) name
N-{[4-(5-methyl-3-phenylisoxazol-4-yl)phenyl]
sulfonyl}propanamide
Identifiers
CAS number 202409-33-4
ATC code M01AH04
PubChem 119828
Chemical data
Formula C19H18N2O4S 
Mol. mass 370.422 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability 100%
Protein binding 98%
Metabolism Hepatic to valdecoxib and propionic acid
CYP extensively involved (mainly CYP3A4 and 2C9)
Half life 22 minutes (parecoxib)
8 hours (valdecoxib)
Excretion Renal (70%, metabolites)
Therapeutic considerations
Licence data

EU 

Pregnancy cat.

Not recommended

Legal status

POM(UK)

Routes Intravenous and intramuscular

Parecoxib is a water soluble and injectable prodrug of valdecoxib. It is marketed as Dynastat in the European Union.

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