Active Ingredient(s):Epoprostenol FDA Approved: * September 20, 1995 Pharm Company: *GLAXOSMITHKLINE 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.
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7.2 Artificial synthesis
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