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Dextrans (Dextran) Summary

Description: A group of glucose polymers made by certain bacteria. Dextrans are used therapeutically as plasma volume expanders and anticoagulants. They are also commonly used in biological experimentation and in industry for a wide variety of purposes.

Also Known As: Dextran; Promit; Dextran 40; Dextran 40000; Dextran 70 Show All >>

Networked: 5008 relevant articles (278 outcomes, 569 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Dextrans is Relevant

  1. Colitis : 74 outcomes 170 studies in 1086 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 15 outcomes 43 studies in 393 results
  3. Inflammation : 12 outcomes 45 studies in 328 results
  4. Hemorrhage : 12 outcomes 18 studies in 168 results
  5. Thrombosis (Thrombus) : 11 outcomes 11 studies in 139 results
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Drugs Related to Dextrans

  1. sodium sulfate (sodium bisulfate)
  2. Sodium
  3. Dextrans (Dextran)
  4. Iron
  5. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  6. Azoxymethane
  7. Carrageenan
  8. Sodium Chloride (Saline Solution)
  9. Polymers
  10. Histamine (Histamine Dihydrochloride)
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Therapies Related to Dextrans

  1. Resuscitation
  2. Hip Replacement Arthroplasty (Total Hip Replacement)
  3. Hemodilution
  4. Oral Administration
  5. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
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