CAS 42924-53-8

General Information

Nabumetone is used to relieve pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness caused by osteoarthritis (arthritis caused by a breakdown of the lining of the joints) and rheumatoid arthritis (arthritis caused by swelling of the lining of the joints). Nabumetone is in a class of medications called NSAIDs. It is classified as an arylacetic acid, because it undergoes rapid hepatic metabolism to its active metabolite, 6-methoxy-2-naphthylacetic acid.

About the API

Systematic name 4-(6-methoxynaphthalen-2-yl)butan-2-one
Technology Synthetic
Molecular Formula C15H16O2
Molecular Weight 228.29 g/mol
Therapeutic category Inflammation
Regulations CEP Flag CEP