Definitions for rioprostil

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word rioprostil

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Rioprostil

    A synthetic methylprostaglandin E1 analog that reduces gastric acid secretion and enhances the gastric mucus-bicarbonate barrier. It is effective in the therapy of gastric ulcers and gives significant protection against NSAID-induced gastric mucosal damage. The drug also prevents cyclosporin A-induced damage to endocrine and exocrine pancreatic secretions. It shows a low order of acute toxicity and there is no evidence of embryotoxicity, fetotoxicity, teratogenicity, or mutagenicity in animal studies.


Find a translation for the rioprostil definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these rioprostil definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"rioprostil." STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 10 Feb. 2016. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for rioprostil? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for rioprostil:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.