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Journal of Applied Chemistry
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 247203, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/247203
Review Article

Analgesic, Anti-Inflammatory, and Antiplatelet Profile of Hydrazones Containing Synthetic Molecules

1Department of Pharmacy, GRD (PG) Institute of Management and Technology, Dehradun 248009, India
2Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi 110062, India

Received 24 May 2013; Revised 22 September 2013; Accepted 6 October 2013

Academic Editor: Guang-Fu Yang

Copyright © 2013 Mohammad Asif and Asif Husain. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Hydrazones are present in many of the bioactive compounds with wide interest because of their diverse pharmacological applications. Hydrazones possess wide variety of biological activities such as anticonvulsant, antidepressant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antiplatelet, antimicrobial, anticancer, antihypertensive, anthelmintic, antidiabetic, antiparasitic, and other anticipated activities. This created an interest for researchers towards synthesized variety of hydrazone derivatives for different biological activities. Therefore many researchers have synthesized hydrazone derivatives as target structures for their biological activities. This is paper focuses on the analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antiplatelet activities of hydrazones.