- Prostaglandins E
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(11 alpha,13E,15S)-11,15-Dihydroxy-9-oxoprost-13-en-1-oic acid (PGE(1)); (5Z,11 alpha,13E,15S)-11,15-dihydroxy-9-oxoprosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid (PGE(2)); and (5Z,11 alpha,13E,15S,17Z)-11,15-dihydroxy-9-oxoprosta-5,13,17-trien-1-oic acid (PGE(3)). Three of the six naturally occurring prostaglandins. They are considered primary in that no one is derived from another in living organisms. Originally isolated from sheep seminal fluid and vesicles, they are found in many organs and tissues and play a major role in mediating various physiological activities.
Drug Drug Description Alprostadil A medication used to treat erectile dysfunction. Dinoprostone A prostaglandin used to induce labor or abortion as well as to treat nonmetastatic gestational trophoblastic disease. Lubiprostone A prostaglandin derivative used to treat constipation caused by irritable bowel syndrome and opioid-use. Gemeprost Indicated for the softening and dilatation of the cervix uteri prior to transcervical, intrauterine operative procedures in the first trimester of pregnancy or facilitating therapeutic termination of pregnancy in patients... Limaprost Limaprost is used for the improvement of various ischemic symptoms such as ulcer, pain and feeling of coldness associated with thromboangiitis obliterans as well as improvement of subjective symptoms (pain... Sulprostone Sulprostone has been used in trials studying Abortion, Induced.
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