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3-benzoyl-alpha-methylbenzeneacetic acid. An ibuprofen-type anti-inflammatory analgesic and antipyretic. It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Pharmacological action: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, cyclooxygenase inhibitors.

Chemical name: Benzeneacetic acid, 3-benzoyl-alpha-methyl-

(12 Dec 1998)