Ethanolamine oleate

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Scientific Name: Ethanolamine oleate
Brand Name: Ethamolin
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action The oleic acid component of ethanolamine oleate is responsible for the inflammatory response, and may also activate coagulation in vivo by release of tissue factor and activation of Hageman factor. The ethanolamine component, however, may inhibit fibrin clot formation by chelating calcium, so that a procoagulant action of ethanolamine oleate has not been demonstrated.
Description of the Drug: Ethanolamine oleate is a mild sclerosing agent used in the treatment of esophageal varices with recent bleeding episodes.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB06689