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 company said, "The expanded analysis is supportive of the differentiated, dual mechanism of action of ensifentrine, as both a bronchodilator and an anti-inflammatory agent in a single compound.
Waranya Boonchai, M.D., from Mahidol University in Bangkok, and colleagues compared the efficacy of moisturizer containing 4-t-butylcyclohexanol (a sensitivity regulator) and licochalcone A (an anti-inflammatory agent from Glycyrrhiza inflata licorice plant) to 0.02 percent triamcinolone acetonide (TA) for treating facial dermatitis in 80 randomly assigned participants.
It employs Icon's Verisome technology to dispense a sustained-release, biodegradable formulation of the anti-inflammatory agent, dexamethasone, directly into the anterior chamber of the eye through a single injection administered by the physician immediately following cataract surgery.
Further studies in humans are required, to assess efficacy, optimal dosing, longterm safety, and clinical outcomes to better understand the potential therapeutic effects of vitexin as an anti-inflammatory agent.
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 second, curcumin, is a well known anti-inflammatory agent and reputed to have anti-cancer properties.
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.
It does not stop there; studies have already confirmed the efficiency of Meriva as an anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of diseases such as osteoarthritis and uveitis relapses and other eye diseases.
(5) Therefore, use of an anti-inflammatory agent would address reduction of these inflammatory mediators and may prove useful in periodontally susceptible patients.
Hip fat contains an anti-inflammatory agent that prevents arteries from clogging, according to the research.
Adenosine injection is a cardio-vascular agent and is the generic equivalent of Japan-based Astellas Pharma's Adenocard, while meloxicam tablets, a non-steriodal anti-inflammatory agent, is the generic version of Boehringer Ingelheim's Mobic, Strides said.