عنوان مقاله [English]
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are commonly used for the treatment of different inflammatory disorders, and shown to have many side effects for patients. G2013 or α-L-guluronic acid is a new NSAID candidate made from alginate in the pathobiology department of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, and it has been proven to be safe. G2013 anti-inflammatory, immunosuppressive, and immunomodulatory effects have been reported in previous studies. In many studies, it has been shown that this drug candidate has good potential for treatment of different diseases, and is going through clinical phases. In this review article, first, toxicity and anti-inflammatory effects of G2013 is mentioned, and then its effects on the treatment of oxidative stress, and diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, ankylosing spondylitis, and breast cancer is also reviewed.