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Prostaglandin E1 for peripheral arterial occlusive disease****
Skip navigation Picture of the Bandolier Logo tabs Acute Pain | Chronic Pain | General PROSTAGLANDIN E1 FOR PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL OCCLUSIVE DISEASE   CLINICAL BOTTOM LINE Prostaglandin E1 appears to be effective in treating intermittent claudication and peripheral arterial occlusive disease. Reference ... 01/04/07, 8107 bytes
Alprostadil (transurethral) for erectile dysfunction update**
... at home who would not have done so with placebo. Penile pain was relatively common, but usually described as mild. BACKGROUND Alprostadil is a prostaglandin that can be used to treat erectile dysfunction. There are different methods of using it, by injection into the penis (intracavernosal), by inserting ... 01/04/07, 37962 bytes
Phentolamine for erectile dysfunction*
... JK, Brendler CB. Objective double-blind evaluation of erectile function with intracorporeal papaverine in combination with phentolamine and/or prostaglandin E1. J Urol 1992; 148(4):1181-3. No Placebo Blum MD, Bahnson RR, Porter TN, Carter MF. Effect of local alpha-adrenergic blockade on human penile ... 06/23/07, 24419 bytes
Do NSAIDs inhibit bone healing?*
... experiments suggests that prostaglandins favour bone formation. NSAIDs might therefore be expected to inhibit bone formation because they inhibit prostaglandin formation. The evidence for this is by no means conclusive, and some NSAIDs in some models have been shown to inhibit bone loss. Disagreement ... 01/04/07, 37711 bytes
Cox-2 roundup [May 2000; 75-2]*
... Upregulation of Cox-2 mRNA and protein occurs in inflammation, has been observed in osteoarthritic cartilage, and results in a great increase in prostaglandin E2 production. Cox-2 has also been observed in synovial tissue in patients with osteoarthritis, but not that of normal patients. Prostaglandin ... 01/04/07, 46691 bytes
Hormonal IUD [Jan 1997; 35-2]*
... to oestradiol. The endometrium becomes inactive and atrophic so that menstrual shedding is reduced. The inactive endometrium also produces less prostaglandin, so dysmenorrhoea is also reduced. Changes in the endometrium take place irrespective of ovarian function and are a result of the local action ... 01/04/07, 10894 bytes
Erectile Dysfunction Treatments [Sep 1997; 43-3]*
... has noticed that new pharmacological treatments are being reported in large and well-conducted trials in our top medical journals. Alprostidil (prostaglandin E1) relaxes corpora cavernosal smooth muscle in vitro, and is effective in the treatment of impotence. Another treatment is sildenafil, which ... 01/04/07, 19120 bytes
NSAIDs and fracture risk [Dec 2001; 94-3]*
... Results Comment Laboratory exploration of the effect of NSAIDs on bone metabolism has demonstrated that bone resorption can be affected through prostaglandin inhibition. One implication is that NSAIDs potentially could reduce bone loss and hence fracture risk. A huge observational study using the UK ... 01/04/07, 13438 bytes
Ibuprofen in postoperative pain*
... Analgesic effects are due to both peripheral and central effects. It is a potent inhibitor of cyclo-oxygenase, which results in marked reductions in prostaglandin synthesis. Systematic reviews SL Collins, RA Moore, HJ McQuay, PJ Wiffen. Oral ibuprofen and diclofenac in postoperative pain: a quantitative ... 10/08/07, 11980 bytes
Nabumetone for treating skin and soft tissue injury*
... with significant side-effects. Nabumetone Nabumetone (Relifex) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), and a relatively weak inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis. Its principle metabolite is a potent inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis. Main indications are for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid ... 01/04/07, 8148 bytes

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