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A carrier or inert medium used as a solvent (or diluent) in which the medicinally active agent is formulated and or administered. (Dictionary of Pharmacy, 1986)
Drug Drug Description Propylene glycol A clear, colorless, viscous organic solvent and diluent used in pharmaceutical preparations. Tromethamine A proton acceptor used for the prevention and correction of metabolic acidosis associated with various clinical conditions, such as cardiac bypass surgery. Tragacanth An extract from Tragacanth used in allergy testing. Polysorbate 80 It is used as a solubilizer, antimicrobial preservative and disinfectant . 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. Hard fat Not Annotated Tricaprylin Tricaprilin has been used in trials studying the supportive care and treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. 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,... 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). Polyethylene glycol A laxative used to treat constipation and used for bowel preparation before colonoscopies and other procedures. Triethylhexanoin Triethylhexanoin is an ingredient of cosmetic products as a fragrant solvent.
- Drugs & Drug Targets
Drug Target Type Propylene glycol B12-independent glycerol dehydratase target Tromethamine Amyloid beta A4 protein target Polyethylene glycol P-glycoprotein 1 transporter