Crossword clues for diflunisal
n. A certain nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
n. nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Dolobid) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions [syn: Dolobid]
Diflunisal is a salicylic acid derivative with analgesic and anti-inflammatory activity. It was developed by Merck Sharp & Dohme in 1971 after showing promise in a research project studying more potent chemical analogs of aspirin. It was first sold under the brand name Dolobid, marketed by Merck & Co., but generic versions are now widely available. It is classed as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and is available in 250 mg and 500 mg tablets.