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Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol) Summary

Description: Polymers of ETHYLENE OXIDE and water, and their ethers. They vary in consistency from liquid to solid depending on the molecular weight indicated by a number following the name. They are used as SURFACTANTS, dispersing agents, solvents, ointment and suppository bases, vehicles, and tablet excipients. Some specific groups are NONOXYNOLS, OCTOXYNOLS, and POLOXAMERS.

Also Known As: Polyethylene Glycol; Tritons; Polyethylene Oxide; Glycol, Polyethylene; Carbowax 600 Show All >>

Networked: 2334 relevant articles (170 outcomes, 305 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Polyethylene Glycols is Relevant

  1. Constipation : 42 outcomes 38 studies in 166 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 23 outcomes 50 studies in 418 results
  3. Infection : 5 outcomes 10 studies in 94 results
  4. Spinal Cord Injuries (Spinal Cord Injury) : 4 outcomes 5 studies in 32 results
  5. Hemorrhagic Shock : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 15 results
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Drugs Related to Polyethylene Glycols

  1. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol)
  2. Liposomes (Liposome)
  3. Lactulose (Duphalac)
  4. Superoxide Dismutase
  5. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
  6. Interferons
  7. Polymers
  8. poly(lactic acid) (polylactic acid)
  9. Electrolytes
  10. Succinic Acid (Succinate)
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Therapies Related to Polyethylene Glycols

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  3. Enema (Enemas)
  4. Injections
  5. Hemodilution
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