CHEBI:71941 - tolmetin

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ChEBI Name tolmetin
Definition A monocarboxylic acid that is (1-methylpyrrol-2-yl)acetic acid substituted at position 5 on the pyrrole ring by a 4-methylbenzoyl group. Used in the form of its sodium salt dihydrate as a nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:9618
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Formula C15H15NO3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 257.28450
Monoisotopic Mass 257.105
InChI InChI=1S/C15H15NO3/c1-10-3-5-11(6-4-10)15(19)13-8-7-12(16(13)2)9-14(17)18/h3-8H,9H2,1-2H3,(H,17,18)
SMILES Cc1ccc(cc1)C(=O)c1ccc(CC(O)=O)n1C
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): EC (prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase) inhibitor
A compound or agent that combines with cyclooxygenases (EC and thereby prevents its substrate-enzyme combination with arachidonic acid and the formation of icosanoids, prostaglandins, and thromboxanes.
Application(s): non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
An anti-inflammatory drug that is not a steroid. In addition to anti-inflammatory actions, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have analgesic, antipyretic, and platelet-inhibitory actions. They act by blocking the synthesis of prostaglandins by inhibiting cyclooxygenase, which converts arachidonic acid to cyclic endoperoxides, precursors of prostaglandins.
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Outgoing tolmetin (CHEBI:71941) has role EC (prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase) inhibitor (CHEBI:35544)
tolmetin (CHEBI:71941) has role non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (CHEBI:35475)
tolmetin (CHEBI:71941) is a aromatic ketone (CHEBI:76224)
tolmetin (CHEBI:71941) is a monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:25384)
tolmetin (CHEBI:71941) is a pyrroles (CHEBI:26455)
tolmetin (CHEBI:71941) is conjugate acid of tolmetin(1−) (CHEBI:72213)
Incoming tolmetin(1−) (CHEBI:72213) is conjugate base of tolmetin (CHEBI:71941)
[1-methyl-5-(4-methylbenzoyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]acetic acid
INNs Sources
tolmetin KEGG DRUG
tolmetine DrugBank
tolmetino DrugBank
tolmetinum DrugBank
Synonyms Sources
1-Methyl-5-(4-methylbenzoyl)-pyrrole-2-acetic acid ChemIDplus
1-Methyl-5-p-toluoylpyrrole-2-acetic acid ChemIDplus
5-(p-Toluoyl)-1-methylpyrrole-2-acetic acid ChemIDplus
tolmetina DrugBank
Manual Xrefs Databases
2699 DrugCentral
DB00500 DrugBank
DE2836902 Patent
HMDB0014643 HMDB
MX2010012712 Patent
Tolmetin Wikipedia
WO2004069782 Patent
WO2008017903 Patent
WO2009072139 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
26171-23-3 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
26171-23-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
26171-23-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
485305 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
22 February 2017
General Comment
2014-05-01 Tolmetin can be found in blood and urine sample of individuals who have taken this drug.