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Indomethacin

A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (NSAID) that inhibits CYCLOOXYGENASE, which is necessary for the formation of PROSTAGLANDINS and other AUTACOIDS. It also inhibits the motility of POLYMORPHONUCLEAR LEUKOCYTES.

Year introduced: 1966 (1964)

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Tree Number(s): D03.633.100.473.420

MeSH Unique ID: D007213

Registry Number: XXE1CET956

Entry Terms:

  • Indometacin
  • Osmosin
  • Indocid
  • Indomethacin Hydrochloride
  • Amuno
  • Indocin
  • Metindol
  • Indomet 140

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