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Encyclopedia > Salicylamide
Salicylamide
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-hydroxybenzamide
Identifiers
CAS number 65-45-2
ATC code N02BA05 N02BA55
PubChem 5147
Chemical data
Formula C7H7NO2 
Mol. mass 137.136 g/mol
SMILES search in eMolecules, PubChem
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion Renal
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

? IUPAC nomenclature is a system of naming chemical compounds and of describing the science of chemistry in general. ... CAS registry numbers are unique numerical identifiers for chemical compounds, polymers, biological sequences, mixtures and alloys. ... The Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System is used for the classification of drugs. ... A section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System. ... A section of the Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System. ... PubChem is a database of chemical molecules. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... General Name, Symbol, Number carbon, C, 6 Chemical series nonmetals Group, Period, Block 14, 2, p Appearance black (graphite) colorless (diamond) Standard atomic weight 12. ... General Name, Symbol, Number hydrogen, H, 1 Chemical series nonmetals Group, Period, Block 1, 1, s Appearance colorless Atomic mass 1. ... General Name, Symbol, Number nitrogen, N, 7 Chemical series nonmetals Group, Period, Block 15, 2, p Appearance colorless gas Standard atomic weight 14. ... General Name, Symbol, Number oxygen, O, 8 Chemical series nonmetals, chalcogens Group, Period, Block 16, 2, p Appearance colorless (gas) very pale blue (liquid) Standard atomic weight 15. ... The molecular mass (abbreviated MM) of a substance, formerly also called molecular weight and abbreviated as MW, is the mass of one molecule of that substance, relative to the unified atomic mass unit u (equal to 1/12 the mass of one atom of carbon-12). ... The simplified molecular input line entry specification or SMILES is a specification for unambiguously describing the structure of chemical molecules using short ASCII strings. ... In pharmacology, bioavailability is used to describe the fraction of an administered dose of unchanged drug that reaches the systemic circulation, one of the principal pharmacokinetic properties of drugs. ... Drug metabolism is the metabolism of drugs, their biochemical modification or degradation, usually through specialized enzymatic systems. ... It has been suggested that Effective half-life be merged into this article or section. ... Excretion is the process of eliminating waste products of metabolism and other materials that are of no use. ... It has been suggested that Renal anomalies and Renal plasma threshold be merged into this article or section. ... The pregnancy category of a pharmaceutical agent is an assessment of the risk of fetal injury due to the pharmaceutical, if it is used as directed by the mother during pregnancy. ...

Legal status
Routes  ?

Salicylamide is the common name for the substance o-hydroxybenzamide, or amide of salicyl. Salicylamide is a non-prescription drug with analgesic and antipyretic properties. Its medicinal uses are similar to those of aspirin.[1] Salicylamide is used in combination with both aspirin and caffeine in the over-the-counter pain remedy known as BC Powder. The regulation of therapeutic goods, that is drugs and therapeutic devices, varies by jurisdiction. ... In pharmacology and toxicology, a route of administration is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison or other substance is brought into contact with the body 1. ... For other meanings, see Drug (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Antipyretics are drugs that prevent or reduce fever by lowering the body temperature from a raised state. ... Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid (acetosal) is a drug in the family of salicylates, often used as an analgesic (against minor pains and aches), antipyretic (against fever), and anti-inflammatory. ... Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid (acetosal) is a drug in the family of salicylates, often used as an analgesic (against minor pains and aches), antipyretic (against fever), and anti-inflammatory. ... Caffeine is a xanthine alkaloid compound that acts as a stimulant in humans. ... BC Powder is an over-the-counter analgesic pain reliever owned by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals and manufactured in Memphis, TN. It was conceived in Durham, NC, in 1906, by Germain Bernard and C.T. Council, who took the first initials of their last names to create the name of the nascent...


References

  1. ^ salicylamide. Dictionary.com. Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary. Merriam-Webster, Inc. http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/salicylamide (accessed: December 31, 2006).

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Healthopedia.com Drugs Information - Acetaminophen and Salicylates (551 words)
Analgesic—Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine; Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine, Buffered; Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Salicylamide, and Caffeine; Acetaminophen, Salicylamide, and Caffeine
Antipyretic—Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine; Acetaminophen, Aspirin, and Caffeine, Buffered; Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Salicylamide, and Caffeine; Acetaminophen, Salicylamide, and Caffeine
Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Salicylamide, and Caffeine (a-seat-a-MIN-oh-fen AS-pir-in sal-i-SILL-a-mide and kaf-EEN)†
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