Dimethyl sulfoxide

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Scientific Name: Dimethyl sulfoxide
Brand Name: Rimso-50
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action The mechanism of dimethyl sulfoxide’s actions is not well understood. Dimethyl sulfoxide has demonstrated antioxidant activity in certain biological settings. For example, the cardiovascular protective effect of dimethyl sulfoxide in copper-deficient rats is thought to occur by an antioxidant mechanism. It is also thought that dimethyl sulfoxide’s possible anti-inflammatory activity is due to antioxidant action.
Description of the Drug: Dimethyl sulfoxide is a reversible mitogen-activated extracellular signal-regulated kinase-1 (MEK1) and MEK2 inhibitor used to treat certain types of melanoma, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, and locally advanced or metastatic anaplastic thyroid cancer.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB01093