Search results for 'prostaglandin'
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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
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