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Alclofenac (prinalgin)


Alclofenac (Prinalgin - Berk) is promoted as a ‘major new analgesic for rheumatism and arthritis’. It is chemically related to earlier anti-inflammatory compounds, ibuprofen (Brufen - Boots)1 and ibufenac (Dytransin - Boots).2 Ibufenac was withdrawn because of hepatotoxicity.

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