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cyclooxygenase inhibitors

Compounds or agents that combine with cyclooxygenase (prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthases) and thereby prevent its substrate-enzyme combination with arachidonic acid and the formation of eicosanoids, prostaglandins, and thromboxanes.
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  • prostaglandin synthesis antagonists
  • prostaglandin synthase inhibitors
  • prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase inhibitors
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