antiprostaglandin

antiprostaglandin

(ant?i-pros?ta-glan'din) [ anti- + prostaglandin]
Any agent that blocks the release or action of prostaglandins. Antagonists of prostaglandins are primarily used to relieve pain and inflammation. See: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug

antiprostaglandin

1. acting against the formation, release or activity of prostaglandins.
2. a class of drugs with these activities; the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Include aspirin, flunixin meglumine, dipyrone, phenylbutazone.
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The gel also contains bradykininase, an anti-inflammatory, magnesium lactate which helps prevent itching, salicylic acid and other antiprostaglandin compounds which relieve inflammation and pain [17].
Since aspirin is an antiprostaglandin, "we hypothesized that BRAF-mutant colonic cells might be less sensitive to the antitumor effects of aspirin, whereas BRAF wild-type neoplastic cells might be more susceptible to its antitumor effects," they said.
I think she should be taking more, not fewer, ibuprofen tablets, but not for their painkilling effect - for their antiprostaglandin effect.
The gel also contains bradykininase, an anti-inflammatory [31] magnesium lactate, which helps prevent itching, and salicylic acid and other antiprostaglandin compounds which relieve inflammation.
Less effective, but sometimes helpful, are the antiprostaglandin group of drugs, for example, diclofenac.
I'm talking about development of a multimodal analgesic regimen involving placement of a long-acting local anesthetic into the Pfannenstiel's incision to block somatic pain, along with an antiprostaglandin drug to block the visceral pain of uterine contractions without causing increased uterine bleeding.
I know you're suffering badly and I suggest you try drugs of the antiprostaglandin type - ibuprofen or naproxen - which are very effective in relieving cramps and your GP can prescribe them.