<chemical> A stable synthetic analog of epoprostenol but with a longer half-life than the parent compound. The drug has vasodilator and antiplatelet activities and improves the fibrinolytic activity in patients with atherosclerotic disease, thereby providing them with further antithrombotic protection. It is also used in the treatment of rayn
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(i´lo-prost) a synthetic analogue of prostacyclin that is a systemic and pulmonary arterial dilator, used in the treatment of primary pulmonary hypertension; administered by inhalation.
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A substance that is being studied in the prevention of lung cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called prostaglandin analogs.
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Iloprost is a drug used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), scleroderma, Raynaud`s phenomenon and other diseases in which the blood vessels are constricted and blood can`t flow to the tissues. This damages the tissues and causes high blood pressure. Iloprost works by opening (dilating) the blood vessels to allow the blood to flow thr..
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