A Vasoprotective is a medication which acts to alleviate certain conditions of the blood vessels. For example, the World Health Organization used the term to describe agents used in the treatment of hemorrhoids and varicose veins.
Another example is Tribenoside.
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- Wassmann K, Wassmann S, Nickenig G (November 2005). "Progesterone antagonizes the vasoprotective effect of estrogen on antioxidant enzyme expression and function". Circ. Res. 97 (10): 1046–54. PMID 16195479. doi:10.1161/01.RES.0000188212.57180.55.
- Okumura M, Iwai M, Ide A, Mogi M, Ito M, Horiuchi M (September 2005). "Sex difference in vascular injury and the vasoprotective effect of valsartan are related to differential AT2 receptor expression". Hypertension. 46 (3): 577–83. PMID 16103268. doi:10.1161/01.HYP.0000178564.14464.80.
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