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PGE1 - Alprostadil
PGE2 - Dinoprostone

Prostaglandin E is a family of naturally occurring prostaglandins and may be used pharmaceutically in medicine.

Types include:

It is created from prostaglandin E synthase.

Prostaglandin E2

Prostaglandin E2 is secreted in microvessels by the endothelium. It is a direct vasodilator and it inhibits the release of noradrenaline from sympathetic nerve terminals. It doesn't have the effect on platelets PGI2 does.


Pharmacology 2007. Rang, Dale, Ritter, Flower. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

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