A dual inhibitor of both cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase pathways. It exerts an anti-inflammatory effect by inhibiting the formation of prostaglandins and leukotrienes. The drug also enhances pulmonary hypoxic vasoconstriction and has a protective effect after myocardial ischaemia.

Pharmacological action: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, cyclooxygenase inhibitors, lipoxygenase inhibitors.

Chemical name: 1H-Pyrazol-3-amine, 4,5-dihydro-1-(3-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)-

(12 Dec 1998)

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