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Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO) Summary

Description: A highly polar organic liquid, that is used widely as a chemical solvent. Because of its ability to penetrate biological membranes, it is used as a vehicle for topical application of pharmaceuticals. It is also used to protect tissue during CRYOPRESERVATION. Dimethyl sulfoxide shows a range of pharmacological activity including analgesia and anti-inflammation.

Also Known As: DMSO; Dimethylsulfoxide; Sclerosol; Dimethyl Sulphoxide; Dimethylsulphinyl Show All >>

Networked: 2614 relevant articles (144 outcomes, 244 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Dimethyl Sulfoxide is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 16 outcomes 21 studies in 249 results
  2. Pain (Aches) : 11 outcomes 10 studies in 55 results
  3. Amyloidosis : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 65 results
  4. Body Weight (Weight, Body) : 8 outcomes 4 studies in 135 results
  5. Ischemia : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 104 results
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Drugs Related to Dimethyl Sulfoxide

  1. Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO)
  2. Hydroxyl Radical
  3. Cisplatin (Platino)
  4. Propylene Glycol (1,2 Propanediol)
  5. EMLA
  6. Glycerol (Glycerine)
  7. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
  8. Mannitol (Osmitrol)
  9. Povidone-Iodine (Betadine)
  10. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol)
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Therapies Related to Dimethyl Sulfoxide

  1. Oral Administration
  2. Intravesical Administration
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  4. Lithotripsy (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy)
  5. Intraperitoneal Injections
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