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Title: Oxyphenbutazone  
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Subject: Felbinac, Flurbiprofen, Ketoprofen, Naproxen, Benzydamine
Collection: Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Phenols, Pyrazolidindiones
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
CAS Registry Number  Y
ATC code M01 M02 S01
PubChem CID:
DrugBank  Y
ChemSpider  Y
Chemical data
Formula C19H20N2O3
Molecular mass 324.379 g/mol

Oxyphenbutazone is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).[1] It is a metabolite of phenylbutazone.[2]


The word oxyphenbutazone is part of the single play yielding the highest possible score under American tournament Scrabble rules, scoring 1,780 points across three triple-word-score squares, joining seven tiles to eight already-played tiles.[3]


  1. ^ Singh, N.; Jabeen, T.; Somvanshi, R. K.; Sharma, S.; Dey, S.; Singh, T. P. (2004). "Phospholipase A2as a Target Protein for Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Crystal Structure of the Complex Formed between Phospholipase A2and Oxyphenbutazone at 1.6 Å Resolution†". Biochemistry 43 (46): 14577–14583.  
  2. ^ Matthews, N. S.; Peck, K. E.; Taylor, T. S.; Mealey, K. L. (2001). "Pharmacokinetics of phenylbutazone and its metabolite oxyphenbutazone in miniature donkeys". American journal of veterinary research 62 (5): 673–675.  
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    • How the word oxyphenbutazone is played in Scrabble on Facebook accessed 2010-01-28
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