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By I.K. Morton, Judith M. Hall

The aim of this dictionary is to supply a handy and reasonable own table reference source. The authors, who've decades adventure in pharmacological study, educating and modifying, famous a necessity for a unmarried updated quantity encompassing fabric that hitherto may be amassed merely from a well-stocked library. This ebook includes major sections: an A-Z directory of gear and their homes; and a descriptive thesaurus of technical phrases. the extent and scope of this reference fabric will make it crucial for pharmacologists and medicinal chemists, from the graduate pupil to verified employee. it's going to even be beneficial to employees in allied biomedical diSCiplines, corresponding to biochemistry and body structure, scientific scholars and technological know-how writers and editors. Scope The dictionary is concentrated on pharmacologically lively brokers. employees in drug-related diSCiplines have to thoroughly establish person brokers from an arsenal of pharmacologically lively compounds, every one with a couple of substitute drug names in accordance with the rustic or naming conference.

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Here the associated relief of pain is largely attributable to some degree of correction of the underlying inflammatory condition. g. aspirin and ibuprofen. g. diclofenac, fenoprofen, indomethacin, mefenamic acid, naproxen, phenylbutazone and piroxicam. The CORTICOSTEROIDS are normally used for serious inflammatory conditions, though they are relatively safe when given by local application (skin creams or inhalation into the lungs in the prophylactic treatment of asthma). g. into the affected region in tendinitis, or sometimes intrathecally.

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ANTICOLITIS AGENTS are used to treat inflammation of the colon. This inflammation can be due to many things, and is usually characterized by pain in the lower bowel, diarrhoea, sometimes with mucus and blood in the faeces. The treatment depends on diagnosis and severity. Aminosalicylates contain a 5-aminosalicylic acid component and these drugs are used primarily to treat active Crohn's disease, and to induce and maintain remission of the symptoms of ulcerative colitis. Drugs in this group include bold = individual agents italic - Latin or Greek; optical isomers; emphasis mesalazine (which is 5-aminosalicylicacid itself), olsalazine sodium (which links two molecules of 5-aminosalicylic acid), balsalazide (a prodrug of mesalazine) and sulfasalazine (which chemically combines 5-aminosalicylic acid with the antibacterial sulphonamide sulfapyridine).

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