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Descriptor English: Etoricoxib
Descriptor Spanish: Etoricoxib
Descriptor Portuguese: Etoricoxib
Descriptor French: Étoricoxib
Entry term(s): Arcoxia
L 791456
L-791456
L791456
MK 0663
MK-0663
MK0663
Tree number(s): D02.886.590.444
D03.383.725.354
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077613
Scope note: A sulfone and pyridine derivative that acts as a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor. It is used as a NSAID for the treatment of pain associated with RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS and ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS. It is also used for the short-term treatment of moderate postoperative dental pain.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Registry Number: WRX4NFY03R
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,3'-Bipyridine, 5-chloro-6'-methyl-3-(4-(methylsulfonyl)phenyl)-
Public MeSH Note: 2019; ETORICOXIB was indexed under PYRIDINES and SULFONES 2001-2018
History Note: 2019 (2001)
DeCS ID: 57716
Unique ID: D000077613
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2019/01/01
Date of Entry: 2018/07/09
Revision Date: 2018/04/09
Etoricoxib - Preferred
Concept UI M0382298
Scope note A sulfone and pyridine derivative that acts as a cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor. It is used as a NSAID for the treatment of pain associated with RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS and ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS. It is also used for the short-term treatment of moderate postoperative dental pain.
Preferred term Etoricoxib
MK 0663 - Narrower
Concept UI M0402843
Preferred term MK 0663
Entry term(s) MK-0663
MK0663
Arcoxia - Narrower
Concept UI M0478099
Preferred term Arcoxia
L-791456 - Narrower
Concept UI M0398497
Preferred term L-791456
Entry term(s) L 791456
L791456



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