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Charcoal (Charbon) Summary

Description: An amorphous form of carbon prepared from the incomplete combustion of animal or vegetable matter, e.g., wood. The activated form of charcoal is used in the treatment of poisoning. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)

Also Known As: Charbon; Activated Charcoal; Actidose; Actidose-Aqua; Adsorba Show All >>

Networked: 1495 relevant articles (105 outcomes, 110 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Charcoal is Relevant

  1. Poisoning : 32 outcomes 17 studies in 294 results
  2. Renal Insufficiency (Renal Failure) : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 14 results
  3. Overdose : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 33 results
  4. Acute Liver Failure (Fulminant Hepatic Failure) : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 31 results
  5. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 109 results
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Drugs Related to Charcoal

  1. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)
  2. Acetylcysteine (Siran)
  3. Theophylline (Theon)
  4. Charcoal (Charbon)
  5. Phenobarbital (Luminal)
  6. Castor Oil (Oil, Castor)
  7. Digoxin (Digitek)
  8. Atropine (Hyoscyamine)
  9. Cholestyramine Resin (Questran)
  10. Coffee
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Therapies Related to Charcoal

  1. Hemoperfusion
  2. Oral Administration
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  5. Tattooing
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