Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research (2004): Supplement 2:
2nd International Congress on Traditional Medicine and Materia Medica
Anti-inflammatory drugs in the texts of traditional Iranian Medicine (Tim)
Abbasian A.1, Naseri M.2, Ghaffari F.3
1Scientific Research Center, Tehran University of medical science 2Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Shahed University 3Department of Arabic Literature, Emam Sadegh University, Tehran, Iran
Nonsteroidal anti-inflamatory drugs (NSAIDs) and glucocorticoids, nowaday are the main groups of anti-inflamatory drugs in modern pharmacology. The side effects of these antiinflamatory drugs, specially using in chronic diseases cause many problems for the patients and the physicians, so finding the new anti-inflamatory drugs with less side effect is the aim of many researchers.
WHO emphasiz to Traditional medicine as an important field of health study and Traditional Iranian Medicine (TIM) is a treasure of medications. In this study drugs with anti-inflammatory property from the point of view of Iranian scientists are investigated and the list of anti-inflamatory drugs on the basis of TIM texts has been ranked.