A synthetic prostaglandin E analog that protects the gastric mucosa, prevents ulceration, and promotes healing of peptic ulcers. The protective effect is independent of acid inhibition. It is also a potent inhibitor of pancreatic function and can inhibit the growth of experimental tumors.
Also Known As:
Arbacet; U-42842; 15 Methylprostaglandin E2; U 42842; U42842; 15-Methylprostaglandin E2; Prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 11,15-dihydroxy-15-methyl-9-oxo-, (5Z,11alpha,13E,15R)-
Networked: 21 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 11 trials/studies)

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Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hemorrhage
2. Peptic Ulcer (Peptic Ulcers)
3. Ulcer
4. Stomach Ulcer (Gastric Ulcer)
5. Osteoarthritis

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4. Enprostil
5. Rioprostil
6. trimoprostil
7. Synthetic Prostaglandins E
8. Synthetic Prostaglandins (Prostaglandin Analogues)
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10. antineoplaston A10 (A 10)

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1. Enema (Enemas)