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Speed Pharmacologyabout 4 years ago
Pharmacology - NSAIDs & PROSTAGLANDIN ANALOGS (MADE EASY)

Pharmacology - NSAIDs & PROSTAGLANDIN ANALOGS (MADE EASY)

Topics covered include: role of cyclooxygenases (COX-1 & COX-2) in inflammation, thromboxane, prostaglandins; mechanism of action, therapeutic uses and side effects of NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) and various prostaglandin analogs. Drugs mentioned include; Selective COX-1 inhibitors; Ketorolac, Flurbiprofen, Ketoprofen, Indomethacin, low-dose Aspirin; Non-selective COX inhibitors; Naproxen, Ibuprofen, Piroxicam, Diflunisal; Selective COX-2 inhibitors; Meloxicam, Diclofenac, Celecoxib, Etodolac; Prostaglandin E1 analogs; Alprostadil, Lubiprostone, Misoprostol; Prostaglandin F2α analogs; Bimatoprost, Latanoprost, Travoprost; Prostacyclin analogs; Iloprost, Treprostinil

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