Tiaprofenic acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 318868

CAS#: 33005-95-7

Description: Tiaprofenic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) of the arylpropionic acid (profen) class, used to treat pain, especially arthritic pain Long-term use of tiaprofenic acid is associated with severe cystitis, roughly 100 times more commonly than other NSAIDs. It is contraindicated in patients with cystitis and urinary tract infections.

Chemical Structure

Tiaprofenic acid
CAS# 33005-95-7

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 318868
Name: Tiaprofenic acid
CAS#: 33005-95-7
Chemical Formula: C14H12O3S
Exact Mass: 260.0507
Molecular Weight: 260.307
Elemental Analysis: C, 64.60; H, 4.65; O, 18.44; S, 12.32

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Synonym: Tiaprofenic acid; trade names Surgam, Surgamyl and Tiaprofen.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-(5-benzoyl-2-thienyl)propanoic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C14H12O3S/c1-9(14(16)17)11-7-8-12(18-11)13(15)10-5-3-2-4-6-10/h2-9H,1H3,(H,16,17)

SMILES Code: CC(C1=CC=C(C(C2=CC=CC=C2)=O)S1)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: Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

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

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 260.307 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, Moore M, McQuay HJ. Single dose oral tiaprofenic acid for acute postoperative pain in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2009 Oct 7;(4):CD007542. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD007542.pub2. Review. PubMed PMID: 19821426; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4170996.

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