Medical Definition of Epoprostenol

1. A prostaglandin that is biosynthesised enzymatically from prostaglandin endoperoxides in human vascular tissue. It is a potent inhibitor of platelet aggregation. The sodium salt has been also used to treat primary pulmonary hypertension. Pharmacological action: antihypertensive agents, platelet aggregation inhibitors. Chemical name: Prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 6,9-epoxy-11,15-dihydroxy-, (5Z,9alpha,11alpha,13E,15S)- (12 Dec 1998)



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