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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This technique is believed to work either by an antiprostaglandin effect or by decreasing the pressure of the cyst.
Aspirin (500 mg taken orally) may benefit rheology, and ibuprofen (800 mg initially followed by 400 mg 8-hourly) is useful for both analgesia and antiprostaglandin effects.
Since additional pain can be caused by release of prostaglandins due to cervical manipulation, and distension of the uterus, further studies should be undertaken to estimate the efficacy of rectal NSAIDs with antiprostaglandin effects.
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.
Laboratory studies have found that their antiprostaglandin properties delay callus formation and subsequent healing?
Efficacy of antiprostaglandin therapy in vernal conjunctivitis.
I think she should be taking more, not fewer, ibuprofen tablets, but not for their painkilling effect - for their antiprostaglandin effect.
Khan noted that these drugs have antiprostaglandin effects or analgesic effects that could account for short-term symptom relief.
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.
Benzydamine cream, an antiprostaglandin, was not effective in a 2-week crossover trial.