ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECTS OF PROPOXAZEPAM ON DIFFERENT MODELS OF INFLAMMATION
Keywords:propoxazepam, diclofenac sodium, anti-inflammatory effect, carrageenan, formalin
Background. Propoxazepam, 7-bromo-5-(2-chlorophenyl)-3-propoxy-1H-benzo[e][1,4]diazepin-2(3H)-one, is a promising analgesic and anticonvulsant and is on preclinical trial.
Objective. The aim of the research was to study the anti-inflammatory and analgesic action of Propoxazepam.
Methods. The anti-inflammatory action was evaluated by carrageenan induced rat paw edema, formalin-induced paw licking response in mice and bradykinin-induced pain response in rat models.
Results. It was established for the first time that the administration of Propoxazepam caused a significant anti-inflammatory activity when tested in different in vivo chemical experimental models of induced inflammation, i.e. carrageenan-, bradykinin- and formalin-induced inflammation tests.
Conclusions. Propoxazepam significantly reduced acute and sub-acute inflammation and proved its efficacy and similar to anti-inflammatory action.
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