- Pharmaceutic Aids
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Substances which are of little or no therapeutic value, but are necessary in the manufacture, compounding, storage, etc., of pharmaceutical preparations or drug dosage forms. They include SOLVENTS, diluting agents, and suspending agents, and emulsifying agents. Also, ANTIOXIDANTS; PRESERVATIVES, PHARMACEUTICAL; COLORING AGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; VEHICLES; EXCIPIENTS; OINTMENT BASES.
Drug Drug Description Petrolatum For use as an over the counter skin protectant [FDA Label]. Commonly used to treat diaper rash and chapped lips [FDA Label] . Magnesium Aluminum Silicate Magnesium aluminum silicate is used as an over the counter antacid for the self-treatment of heartburn, sour stomach, or acid indigestion [FDA Label]. Almasilate Almasilate is indicated for use as an antacid for the neutralization of excess stomach acid . It is subsequently also used for the symptomatic treatment of diseases where it is... Imidurea Imidurea is an antimicrobial preservative used in cosmetics. It acts as a formaldehyde releaser. D-glucose A most commonly occurring isomer of glucose used as a carbohydrate supplementation in case of nutrient deprivation and metabolic disorders, such as hypoglycemia. Fructose Not Available Polyethylene glycol A laxative used to treat constipation and used for bowel preparation before colonoscopies and other procedures. Lactitol An orally administered osmotic laxative used to treat chronic idiopathic constipation. Sodium metabisulfite An ingredient used in products to treat dehydration and replace electrolytes. Povidone When in complex with iodine, indicated for inducing antisepsis for prevention of infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns. Probenecid A medication used to treat gouty arthritis, tophaceous gout, and hyperuricemia. Propylene glycol A clear, colorless, viscous organic solvent and diluent used in pharmaceutical preparations. Phenylethyl alcohol An antimicrobial, antiseptic, and disinfectant that is used also as an aromatic essence and preservative in pharmaceutics and perfumery. Tromethamine A proton acceptor used for the prevention and correction of metabolic acidosis associated with various clinical conditions, such as cardiac bypass surgery. 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. Octylphenoxy polyethoxyethanol Not Available Tragacanth An extract from Tragacanth used in allergy testing. Polysorbate 80 It is used as a solubilizer, antimicrobial preservative and disinfectant . Benzalkonium An antiseptic agent used as a preservative in medications or as a disinfectant in cleaning products. Polysorbate 20 Polysorbate 20 is a polysorbate-type nonionic surfactant used in many commercial, household and pharmaceutical products. It is composed of 20 repeated units of polyethylene glycol via ethoxylation. Polysorbate 20 is... Poloxamer 407 Poloxamer 407 is a polyoxyethylene polymer and hydrophilic non-ionic surfactant. It consists of a central hydrophobic block of polypropylene glycol that is flanked on each side by polyethylene glycol blocks,... Poloxamer 188 A medication used to clean wounds. Chlorobutanol No approved therapeutic indications on its own. Thimerosal Used as preservative in some cosmetics, topical pharmaceuticals, and biological drug products, which includes vaccines [L1671, L1672, L1673]. Tricaprylin Tricaprilin has been used in trials studying the supportive care and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. Triethylhexanoin Triethylhexanoin is an ingredient of cosmetic products as a fragrant solvent. Microcrystalline cellulose A polysaccharide with glucose units linked as in CELLOBIOSE. It is the chief constituent of plant fibers, cotton being the purest natural form of the substance. As a raw material,... Propylparaben Propylparaben is used in allergenic testing. Cinnamaldehyde Cinnamaldehyde is approved by the FDA for use within allergenic epicutaneous patch tests which are indicated for use as an aid in the diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) in... Bromothalonil Bromothalonil is approved for use within allergenic epicutaneous patch tests which are indicated for use as an aid in the diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD) in persons 6 years... Methylparaben Methylparaben is used in allergenic testing. Hydroxypropyl betadex Hydroxypropyl betadex is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03471143 (Study of IV VTS-270 for Infantile Liver Disease Associated With Niemann-Pick Disease, Type C). Anethole An excipient added to medications for flavouring.
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