[New pharmacologic and biochemical findings on the mechanism of action of the non-steroidal antiphlogistic, benzydamine. A synopsis].


Benzydamine (Tantum) is an indolic non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) for systemic use in acute traumatic lesions and locally as mouth gargle wash. Benzydamine is lipophilic at pH 7.2, has an affinity for membranes and shows membrane stabilizing properties with local anaesthetic effects. Contrary to other NSAID, benzydamine does not inhibit the… (More)