16,16 Dimethyl PGE2
16,16 Dimethylprostaglandin E2
Prosta-5,13-dien-1-oic acid, 11,15-dihydroxy-16,16-dimethyl-9-oxo-, (5Z,11alpha,13E,15R)-
A synthetic prostaglandin E analog that protects the gastric mucosa, prevents ulceration, and promotes the healing of peptic ulcers. The protective effect is independent of acid inhibition. It is also a potent inhibitor of pancreatic function and growth of experimental tumors.