Name
Plastics
Accession Number
DBCAT001360
Description

Polymeric materials (usually organic) of large molecular weight which can be shaped by flow. Plastic usually refers to the final product with fillers, plasticizers, pigments, and stabilizers included (versus the resin, the homogeneous polymeric starting material). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

Drugs
DrugDrug Description
TolevamerA potassium-binding resin used in the treatment of hyperkalemia.
CholestyramineA bile acid sequestrant used as an adjunct in the reduction of elevated serum cholesterol in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia, and for the relief of pruritus associated with partial biliary obstruction.
Carbopol 974PInvestigated for use/treatment in contraception and HIV prevention.
Povidone-iodineA topical antiseptic agent used for the treatment and prevention of infection in wounds.
PolycarbophilPolycarbophil is used to treat constipation and to help maintain regular bowel movements.
Polyvinyl alcoholA compound used as an ophthalmic lubricant.
PovidoneWhen in complex with iodine, indicated for inducing antisepsis for prevention of infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns.
Sodium apolateNot Annotated
Carbomer homopolymer type CCarbomer homopolymer type C is a high molecular polyanionic substance tested for antiulcerogenic activity.
Calcium polycarbophilA bulk forming laxative used to treat constipation.
Polyacrylamide (crosslinked; 2 mole percent bisacrylamide)Polyacrylamide (crosslinked; 2 mole percent bisacrylamide) is under investigation in clinical trial NCT00629083 (Bulking Agents for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Females).
CarbomerNot Annotated
Drugs & Drug Targets
DrugTargetType
TolevamerPotassiumtarget
CholestyramineBile acidstarget