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Phenol (Carbolic Acid) Summary

Description: An antiseptic and disinfectant. It is active against a wide range of micro-organisms including some fungi and viruses, but is only slowly effective against spores. It has been used to disinfect skin and to relieve itching. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p801)

Also Known As: Carbolic Acid; Hydroxybenzene; Phenol, Sodium Salt; Acid, Carbolic; Sodium Salt Phenol

Networked: 1403 relevant articles (70 outcomes, 121 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Phenol is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 16 outcomes 7 studies in 124 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 7 outcomes 11 studies in 167 results
  3. Typhoid Fever (Typhoid) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 17 results
  4. Cicatrix (Scar) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 13 results
  5. Infection : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 57 results
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Drugs Related to Phenol

  1. Glycerol (Glycerine)
  2. Typhoid-Paratyphoid Vaccines (Typhoid Vaccines)
  3. Tetracycline (Achromycin)
  4. Ethanol (Ethyl Alcohol)
  5. Glucose (Dextrose)
  6. Antigens
  7. Acetone
  8. Proteins (Proteins, Gene)
  9. Benzophenoneidum (Auramine O)
  10. Paraffin
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Therapies Related to Phenol

  1. Injections
  2. Curettage
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  4. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies)
  5. Cordotomy
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