PGI2


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Related to PGI2: prostaglandin, PGF2, PGD2

PGI2

abbreviation for prostacyclin.

PGI2

prostacyclin
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Percentage Share Breakdown for ERA, PDE5, PGI2, PDE5+ERA,
l[alpha]], no direct effect of DDKA was observed, indicating that the antithrombotic action of DDKA may not be mediated via the arachidonic acid cascade, for PGI2 and TXA2 are products of arachidonic acid (AA) metabolism by cyclooxyge-nase (COX) (Tanaka et al.
More than a decade ago, inhibition of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) by the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) rofecoxib (Vioxx) and celecoxib (Celebrex) was found to reduce the amount of the major metabolite of PGI2 in the urine of healthy volunteers.
Effects of active fractions of Danshen or Sanqi on platelet adhesion, aggregation and TXA2, PGI2 in normal rats.