polycarbophil


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polycarbophil

n policarbófilo or policarbofilo
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Patients were advised to take Polycarbophil (Fibercon) sachet at night, MPFF (Daflon 500mg) two times and acetaminophen 500 mg SOS.
[86] developed biohybrid sponges based on hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) and polycarbophil as polymeric matrices, incorporating curcumin-loaded SLN for oral mucosal administration.
[15] Some of the commonly used polymers for mucoadhesive drug delivery systems are cellulose derivatives, carbomer and polycarbophil, sodium alginate, chitosan, and pectin.
TABLE 2 Common treatments for constipation Bulk-forming laxatives absorb water, increasing fecal mass * psyllium seed (Metamucil) * methylcellulose (Citrucel) * calcium polycarbophil (FiberCon) * wheat Dextran (Benefiber) Surfactant agents lower the surface tension of stool, allowing water to enter the stool * docusate sodium (Colace) Osmotic laxatives contain poorly/nonabsorbed substances, leading to intestinal water secretion * polyethylene glycol (MiraLAX) * magnesium citrate (Milk of Magnesia) Stimulant laxatives increase colonic transit and alter electrolyte transport across the colonic mucosa * bisacodyl (Dulcolax) * senna (Senokot)
These include psyllium (Metamucil), methylcellulose (Citrucel) and calcium polycarbophil (Equalactin).
Briefly, polycarbophil (BF Goodrich, Cleveland, OH) was slowly added to citrate-phosphate buffer (0.1 M, pH 4.0) at 4[degrees]C with gentle mixing.
For example, some moisturizers contain the negatively charged bioadhesive polymer, polycarbophil (Fiorilli, Molteni, & Milani, 2005).
(1.113) A single study of the effectiveness of corn fiber in patients with IBS showed no substantial benefit over placebo, although another controlled trial found that IBS patients preferred calcium polycarbophil to placebo.
Supplements that contain methylcellulose (Citrucel), polycarbophil (such as Equalactin and Mitrolan), or bran have either not shown efficacy or have not been studied rigorously enough to merit recommendation.
It is reported that polycarbophil and carbomer preparations inhibit enzymes activity at pH 6.7 by deprivation of enzyme bound [Ca.sup.2+] [27].
Seven types of products act as laxatives; saline (phosphates and magnesium hydroxide and its salts); stimulants/irritants (cascara, bisacodyl, casanthranol, senna, and castor oil); bulking agents (methylcellulose, polycarbophil, and psyllium); emollient (mineral oil); fecal softeners (docusate); hyperosmotics (glycerin, lactulose); and tegaserod (Zelnorm).
There are seven types of products that act as laxatives: saline (phosphates and magnesium hydroxide and its salts), stimulants/irritants (cascara, bisacodyl, casanthranol, senna, and castor oil), bulking agents (methylcellulose, polycarbophil, and psyllium), emollient (mineral oil), fecal softeners (docusate), hyperosmotics (glycerin, lactulose), and tegaserod (Zelnorm).