Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 33 items for:

Overview x Science and Mathematics x Medicine and Health x Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

alginic acid

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

A hydrophilic polysaccharide (≈240 kDa) occurring in brown algae (brown seaweeds), especially the Californian giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) and horsetail kelp (Laminaria digitata)....

See overview in Oxford Index

antiparkinsonian

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Psychology.

(Of or relating to) any drug that alleviates parkinsonism or the pseudo-parkinsonian side-effects of neuroleptic drugs such as the phenothiazines. In particular, l-dopa or bromocriptine...

See overview in Oxford Index

atomoxetine

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Psychology.

The generic name of a drug for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), developed by Eli Lilly and first marketed in January 2003. It is administered in the form...

See overview in Oxford Index

betaine

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Chemistry.

The N‐trimethyl derivative of an amino acid; the term originally denoted N‐trimethylglycine, now called glycine betaine. Glycine betaine acts as a methyl‐group donor in some reactions; see,...

See overview in Oxford Index

calcium carbonate

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

(kar-bŏ-nayt)

a salt of calcium that neutralizes acids and is used in many antacid preparations. It is also used as a calcium supplement and to reduce high blood levels of...

See overview in Oxford Index

calcium phosphate

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

A white insoluble powder, Ca3(PO4)2; r.d. 3.14. It is found naturally in the mineral apatite, Ca5(PO4)3(OH,F,Cl), and as rock phosphate. It is also the main constituent of animal bones....

See overview in Oxford Index

cisplatin

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Science and Mathematics.

A platinum-based cytotoxic drug (cis-diamminedichloroplatinum(II) used in tumour chemotherapy. It induces crosslinking of DNA which leads to apoptosis. Related drugs are carboplatin and...

See overview in Oxford Index

clofazimine

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Chemistry.

N,5‐bis(4‐chlorophenyl)‐3,5‐dihydro‐3‐[(1‐methylethyl)imino]‐2‐phenazinamine; an iminophenazine dye with anti‐inflammatory, tuberculostatic, and leprostatic activity. It is...

See overview in Oxford Index

cyanocobalamin

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

The most usual form of vitamin B12, in which the sixth position on the cobalt atom in cobalamin is filled by a cyanide group (the cyanide group being an artefact of the isolation procedure).

null...

See overview in Oxford Index

disulfiram

Overview page. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics — Chemistry.

A drug that blocks the oxidation of alcohol at the acetaldehyde stage and causes extreme nausea if alcohol is consumed; used in aversion therapy for alcoholism. TN Antabuse.

See overview in Oxford Index