FDA Approved: * June 27, 2008 Pharm Company: *GENERAMEDIX Category:Blood Pressure
Prostacyclin (also called prostaglandin I2 or PGI2) is a prostaglandin member of the eicosanoid family of lipid molecules. It inhibits platelet activation and is also an effective vasodilator.
When used as a drug, it is also known as epoprostenol. The terms are sometimes used interchangeably.
2 Medical uses
7.2 Artificial synthesis
* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.