Sunday, April 10, 2011

Diflunisal

It is diflurophenyl derivative of salicylic acid.


Action:
3-4 times more potent than aspirin but cannot be used as antipyretic.

Pharmacokinetics:
It is not metabolized to salicylate and therefore cannot cause salicylate intoxication. It cannot enter CNS, so cannot relieve fever.
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