- Free Radicals
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Highly reactive molecules with an unsatisfied electron valence pair. Free radicals are produced in both normal and pathological processes. They are proven or suspected agents of tissue damage in a wide variety of circumstances including radiation, damage from environment chemicals, and aging. Natural and pharmacological prevention of free radical damage is being actively investigated.
Drug Drug Description Nitric Oxide A vasodilating agent used in the treatment of hypoxic respiratory failure in premature neonates. Artesunate Artesunate is an artemesinin derivative indicated for the initial treatment of severe malaria. Hydrogen peroxide A compound used as a disinfectant and sterilizer. Carbamide peroxide A medication used to loosen ear wax, whiten teeth, and clean oral wounds. Tempol Tempol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Anal Cancer.
- Drugs & Drug Targets