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alginic acid (sodium alginate) Summary

Description: marine algal polysaccharide; a linear copolymer consisting mainly of Beta-1,4-linked D-mannuronic acid and alpha-1,4-linked L-glucuronic acid; RN given refers to cpd with unknown MF; xantalgin is a dental impression material

Also Known As: sodium alginate; alginate; potassium alginate; calcium alginate; Alloid G Show All >>

Networked: 1394 relevant articles (110 outcomes, 232 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which alginic acid is Relevant

  1. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 23 outcomes 56 studies in 239 results
  2. Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) : 13 outcomes 14 studies in 62 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 6 outcomes 15 studies in 122 results
  4. Infection : 5 outcomes 14 studies in 174 results
  5. Pressure Ulcer (Bedsore) : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 21 results
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Drugs Related to alginic acid

  1. Silver
  2. sodium bicarbonate drug combination magnesium trisilicate aluminium hydroxide alginate (Gaviscon)
  3. Chitosan
  4. Colloids (Colloid)
  5. Capsules
  6. Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium (Polycell)
  7. Omeprazole (Esomeprazole)
  8. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
  9. Antacids
  10. Alginates
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Therapies Related to alginic acid

  1. Microspheres (Microsphere)
  2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  3. Transplants (Transplant)
  4. Hydrocolloid Bandages (Duoderm)
  5. Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy
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