"Epoprostenol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A prostaglandin that is a powerful vasodilator and inhibits platelet aggregation. It is biosynthesized enzymatically from PROSTAGLANDIN ENDOPEROXIDES in human vascular tissue. The sodium salt has been also used to treat primary pulmonary hypertension (HYPERTENSION, PULMONARY).
- Prostaglandin I2
- Prostaglandin I(2)
- Epoprostenol Sodium
- Epoprostenol Sodium Salt, (5Z,9alpha,11alpha,13E,15S)-Isomer
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