Ibuprofen potassium

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MedKoo CAT#: 576464

CAS#: 79261-49-7

Description: Ibuprofen potassium is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for treating pain, fever, and inflammation.

Chemical Structure

Ibuprofen potassium
CAS# 79261-49-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 576464
Name: Ibuprofen potassium
CAS#: 79261-49-7
Chemical Formula: C13H17KO2
Exact Mass: 244.0866
Molecular Weight: 244.37
Elemental Analysis: C, 63.89; H, 7.01; K, 16.00; O, 13.09

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Synonym: Ibuprofen potassium

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Potassium 2-(4-isobutylphenyl)propionate


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C13H18O2.K/c1-9(2)8-11-4-6-12(7-5-11)10(3)13(14)15;/h4-7,9-10H,8H2,1-3H3,(H,14,15);/q;+1/p-1

SMILES Code: [K+].CC(C)Cc1ccc(cc1)C(C)C(=O)[O-]

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: To be determined

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: To be determined

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 244.37 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: Moore RA, Derry S, Wiffen PJ, Straube S, Aldington DJ. Overview review: Comparative efficacy of oral ibuprofen and paracetamol (acetaminophen) across acute and chronic pain conditions. Eur J Pain. 2015 Oct;19(9):1213-23. doi: 10.1002/ejp.649. Epub 2014 Dec 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 25530283.

2: Derry S, Wiffen PJ, Moore RA. Single dose oral ibuprofen plus caffeine for acute postoperative pain in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Jul 14;7:CD011509. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011509.pub2. Review. PubMed PMID: 26171993.

3: Ohlsson A, Walia R, Shah SS. Ibuprofen for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm or low birth weight (or both) infants. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Feb 18;2:CD003481. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003481.pub6. Review. PubMed PMID: 25692606.

4: Koh W, Nguyen KP, Jahr JS. Intravenous non-opioid analgesia for peri- and postoperative pain management: a scientific review of intravenous acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Korean J Anesthesiol. 2015 Feb;68(1):3-12. doi: 10.4097/kjae.2015.68.1.3. Epub 2015 Jan 28. Review. PubMed PMID: 25664148; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4318862.