Definition of Enprostil

1. Noun. A synthetic prostaglandin designed to resemble dinoprostone. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Enprostil

1. 7-(3-hydroxy-2-(3-hydroxy-4-phenoxy-1-butenyl)-5-oxocyclopentyl) methyl ester. A synthetic pge2 analog that has an inhibitory effect on gastric acid secretion, a mucoprotective effect, and a postprandial lowering effect on gastrin. It has been shown to be efficient and safe in the treatment of gastroduodenal ulcers. Pharmacological action: anti-ulcer agents. Chemical name: 4,5-Heptadienoic acid, 7-(3-hydroxy-2-(3-hydroxy-4-phenoxy-1-butenyl)-5-oxocyclopentyl)-, methyl ester, (1alpha,2beta(1E,3R*),3alpha)- (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Enprostil

enoyl-CoA hydratase
enoyl-CoA hydratase - 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase - dodecanoyl-coenzyme A delta-isomerase
enoyl-CoA reductase
enoyl hydrase
enpatron
enpierce
enpierced
enpiercing
enplane
enplaned
enplanes
enplaning
enprint
enprints
enprofylline
enprostil (current term)
enquere
enquered
enqueres
enquering
enqueue
enqueued
enqueueing
enqueues
enqueuing
enquicken
enquickened
enquickening
enquickens
enquire

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