Clofenamide

Title: Clofenamide
CAS Registry Number: 671-95-4
CAS Name: 4-Chloro-1,3-benzenedisulfonamide
Additional Names: 4-chloro-m-benzenedisulfonamide; 1-chlorobenzene-2,4-disulfonamide; chlorphenamide; monochlorphenamide
Trademarks: Salco; Saltron; Soluran; Aquedux (Delagrange); Haflutan
Molecular Formula: C6H7ClN2O4S2
Molecular Weight: 270.71
Percent Composition: C 26.62%, H 2.61%, Cl 13.10%, N 10.35%, O 23.64%, S 23.69%
Literature References: Prepn: Olivier, Rec. Trav. Chim. 37, 307 (1918); Davies, Wood, J. Chem. Soc. 1928, 1125.
Properties: Needles, mp 206-207° (Davies), mp 217-219° (Olivier). Sol in hot alcohol, water; slightly sol in cold solvents.
Melting point: mp 206-207° (Davies); mp 217-219° (Olivier)
Therap-Cat: Diuretic.
Keywords: Diuretic; Sulfonamide Derivatives.
Clofencet Clofentezine Clofibrate Clofibric Acid Cloflucarban

Clofenamide
Skeletal formula of clofenamide
Ball-and-stick model of clofenamide
Systematic (IUPAC) name
4-chlorobenzene-1,3-disulfonamide
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Identifiers
CAS number 671-95-4
ATC code C03BA07
PubChem CID 69594
ChemSpider 62797 YesY
UNII 582ILN204B YesY
KEGG D01822 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C6H7ClN2O4S2 
Mol. mass 270.714 g/mol
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Clofenamide (or diumide) is a low-ceiling sulfonamide diuretic.