Gastrointestinal cytoprotection by indomethacin + sodium salicylate combination in rat.

Non-steroidal antiinflammatory agents are well known to cause gastrointestinal damage in many species including the rat and human. Pelsonin a combination of indomethacin and sodium salicylate (1:10 ratio) has a cytoprotective effect against acidic-alcohol induced gastric necrosis, and it does not induce intestinal ulceration. Pelsonin is capable of blocking… CONTINUE READING