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Liquids that dissolve other substances (solutes), generally solids, without any change in chemical composition, as, water containing sugar. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Drug Drug Description Ethanol For therapeutic neurolysis of nerves or ganglia for the relief of intractable chronic pain in such conditions as inoperable cancer and trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux), in patients for whom neurosurgical... Propylene glycol A clear, colorless, viscous organic solvent and diluent used in pharmaceutical preparations. 2-Ethoxyethanol Not Available Isopropyl alcohol An antiseptic and disinfectant used in a variety of clinical and domestic settings. 2-Methoxyethanol Not Available gamma-Butyrolactone One of the furans with a carbonyl thereby forming a cyclic lactone. It is an endogenous compound made from gamma-aminobutyrate and is the precursor of gamma-hydroxybutyrate. It is also used... Monoctanoin Monoctanoin is used to dissolve cholesterol gallstones. Eugenol A phenol used for the temporary relief of toothaches. Polyethylene glycol A laxative used to treat constipation and used for bowel preparation before colonoscopies and other procedures. Glycerin It is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, and sweetening agent. Chloroform Chloroform is an organic small molecule, member of the family of the chloromethanes that presents a formula of CHCl3. It is a colorless, sweet-smelling, dense liquid that is produced on... Toluene Used for the removal of ascarids (Toxocara canis and Toxascaris leonina) and hookworms (Ancylostoma caninum and Uncinaria stenocephala) and as an aid in removing tapeworms (Taenia pisiformis, Dipylidium caninum, and... Caprylic alcohol Caprylic alcohol has been used in trials studying the treatment of Essential Tremor. Trichloroethylene Trichloroethylene is a halocarbon commonly used as an industrial solvent, not to be confused with the similar 1,1,1-trichloroethane, also known as chlorothene. It has been sold under a variety of... Diethyl ether Not Annotated Etohexadiol Not Annotated Dimethyl sulfoxide A reversible mitogen-activated extracellular signal-regulated kinase-1 (MEK1) and MEK2 inhibitor used to treat certain types of melanoma, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, and locally advanced or metastatic anaplastic thyroid cancer. Eucalyptol A common ingredient in mouthwash and cosmetics derived naturally from the eucalyptus plant that is frequently used to to improve symptoms of airway mucus hypersecretion. Turpentine A medication used to treat minor aches and pains of muscles and joints. Triacetin An acetylating agent indicated in the treatment of ringworm.
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