IB 117 _13 Perph NS Analgesics

IB 117 _13 Perph NS Analgesics - Mexico Blocks cytokine...

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IB 117  Thomas Carlson Peripheral nervous  anti-inflammatories  Plant origin  Geographic  origins Mechanism of action cocaine and  derivatives procaine,  Erythroxylum coca South  American  Andes Mtns Local blockade of nerve  impulses acetylsalicylic acid,  salicylic acid,  Filipendula  ulmaria Europe Inhibits cyclooxygenase which  inhibits prostaglandin synthesis salicin, saligenin Salix alba Europe Inhibits cyclooxygenase which  inhibits prostaglandin synthesis diosgenin as precursor to  glucocorticoids  Dioscorea  mexicana
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Unformatted text preview: Mexico Blocks cytokine production. Inhibits phospholipids conversion to arachidonic acid which inhibits prostaglandin synthesis hydroxychloroquine Cinchona officinalis South America anti-inflammatory to treat rheumatoid arthritis harpagoside Harpagophytum procumbens Southern Africa anti-inflammatory to treat lower back pain, hip pain, and knee pain capsaicin Capsicum annuum & Capsicum frutescens Tropical America Agonist at capsaicin receptor, a heat-activated ion channel pain pathway...
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