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Proglumide

proglumide

(Science: chemical) 4-benzamido-n,n-dipropylglutaramic acid. A drug that exerts an inhibitory effect on gastric secretion and reduces gastrointestinal motility. It is used clinically in the drug therapy of gastrointestinal ulcers.

Pharmacological action: anti-ulcer agents.

Chemical name: pentanoic acid, 4-(benzoylamino)-5-(dipropylamino)-5-oxo-, (_-)-


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