Free Radical Scavengers
- Free Radical Scavengers
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Substances that influence the course of a chemical reaction by ready combination with free radicals. Among other effects, this combining activity protects pancreatic islets against damage by cytokines and prevents myocardial and pulmonary perfusion injuries.
Drug Drug Description Nitric Oxide A vasodilating agent used in the treatment of hypoxic respiratory failure in premature neonates. Allopurinol A xanthine oxidase inhibitor used to reduce urinary and serum uric acid concentrations in patients with gout, recurrent calcium oxalate calculi, and various malignancies. Pentoxifylline A methylxanthine derivative used to treat intermittent claudication caused by chronic occlusive arterial disease of the limbs. Dimethyl sulfoxide A reversible mitogen-activated extracellular signal-regulated kinase-1 (MEK1) and MEK2 inhibitor used to treat certain types of melanoma, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, and locally advanced or metastatic anaplastic thyroid cancer. 3-hydroxyanthranilic acid An oxidation product of tryptophan metabolism. It may be a free radical scavenger and a carcinogen. p-Coumaric acid Not Available Acetylcysteine A medication that can be used as a mucolytic in patients with certain lung conditions and as an antidote for acetaminophen overdose. Ferulic acid Not Available Allicin Allicin has been used in trials studying the treatment of Follicular Lymphoma. Anisodamine Anisodamine has been investigated for the treatment of Intestinal Diseases. Edaravone A free radical scavenger used to delay the progression of ALS. Bisphenol A Not Available
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