Medical Gases

Medical Gases
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ATC Classification
DrugDrug Description
OxygenAn essential element for human survival used in clinical conditions in which there is a lack of oxygen, such as, but not limited to, anoxia, hypoxia or dyspnea.
NitrogenA cryogenic agent used to treat various benign and malignant skin lesions.
HeliumA gas used for medical conditions where there is a need for increased oxygen intake, such as upper airway obstruction in asthma and COPD.
Carbon dioxideA naturally-occurring gas used as a insufflation gas during minimally invasive surgeries to enlarge and stabilize body cavities to provide better visibility of the surgical area.
Medical airA mixture of gases that is primarily composed of nitrogen and oxygen used for respiratory support in a variety of conditions.
Drugs & Drug Targets
OxygenNADPH oxidase 1target
OxygenCytochrome c oxidase subunit 1target
OxygenHemoglobin subunit betacarrier
OxygenHemoglobin subunit alphacarrier