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Glycerol (Glycerine) Summary

Description: A trihydroxy sugar alcohol that is an intermediate in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. It is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, and sweetening agent.

Also Known As: Glycerine; Glycerin; 1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane; 1,2,3-Propanetriol

Networked: 3051 relevant articles (168 outcomes, 312 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Glycerol is Relevant

  1. Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure) : 28 outcomes 54 studies in 292 results
  2. Pain (Aches) : 15 outcomes 10 studies in 86 results
  3. Dehydration (Water Stress) : 7 outcomes 15 studies in 179 results
  4. Trigeminal Neuralgia (Tic Douloureux) : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 107 results
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 70 results
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Drugs Related to Glycerol

  1. Mannitol (Osmitrol)
  2. Glucose (Dextrose)
  3. Furosemide (Lasix)
  4. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
  5. ichthammol (Prid)
  6. Phenol (Carbolic Acid)
  7. Dimethyl Sulfoxide (DMSO)
  8. Lactic Acid
  9. Urea (Carbamide)
  10. Nonesterified Fatty Acids (NEFA)
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Therapies Related to Glycerol

  1. Rhizotomy
  2. Oral Administration
  3. Homologous Transplantation (Allograft)
  4. Intravenous Injections
  5. Injections
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