anti-inflammatory agent

anti-inflammatory agent

[‚an·tē·in′flam·ə·tȯr·ē ‚ā·jənt]
(pharmacology)
A substance, such as cortisone, that counteracts inflammation.
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The protein is not a traditional anti-inflammatory agent, as was stated; it is, Tabas says, a pro-resolving molecule that dampens inflammation but also helps heal damage.
The quest for an herbal analgesic, or anti-inflammatory agent, which could provide therapeutic efficacy equivalent to that of traditional NSAIDs, but without their gastrointestinal "toxicity," spurred research efforts, as cited earlier--and from such forays statistics have also emerged.
The incorporation of 5%ketoprofen as an anti-inflammatory agent into the polymer is an acceptable method since it does not affect the properties of acrylic resin.
Celastrol, a potent anti-inflammatory agent extracted from the so-called "thunder god vine" has been seen to suppress a protein known as p23.
Unlike ibuprofen (a propionic acid anti-inflammatory), mefenamic acid is a fenamate anti-inflammatory agent and may be effective when propionic anti-inflammatory agents are not.
JNK-I (PGL5) is a potent anti-inflammatory agent which has been shown to reduce the disease burden in several pre-clinical models for endometriosis, and has the potential to be effective in addressing the causes of post-operative adhesions.
Dr Beate Ritz, of the research team from the UCLA School of Public Health in Los Angeles, said: "It's possible the anti-inflammatory agent in drugs like ibuprofen may contribute to the observed protective effects, but the exact mechanism isn't clear.
Resveratrol has been proven an antioxidant, an anticancer agent and an anti-inflammatory agent, and while it is present in many fruits and vegetables, the company claims the highest concentration in its natural state is found in Muscadine grape skins.
Metocam, which is administered orally, has generally been used as an anti-inflammatory agent, and up until now appears to have escaped detection by the HFL.
An anti-inflammatory agent has been formulated by Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), gained from a local herb to help handle inflamation and arthritic symptoms.
The new product, which contains nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent as a main ingredient, combats various dermatitis symptoms including insect bites, hand eczema, diaper rash and heat rash.
This therapeutic botanical extract has been used for decades internally and topically as an anti-inflammatory agent and wound healer.