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Soaps (Soap) Summary

Description: Sodium or potassium salts of long chain fatty acids. These detergent substances are obtained by boiling natural oils or fats with caustic alkali. Sodium soaps are harder and are used as topical anti-infectives and vehicles in pills and liniments; potassium soaps are soft, used as vehicles for ointments and also as topical antimicrobials.

Also Known As: Soap; Soap Solution; Soap Solutions; Solution, Soap; Solutions, Soap

Networked: 713 relevant articles (42 outcomes, 84 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Soaps is Relevant

  1. Infection : 8 outcomes 18 studies in 118 results
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 5 outcomes 8 studies in 71 results
  3. Dermatitis : 3 outcomes 1 study in 22 results
  4. Cross Infection (Nosocomial Infection) : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 15 results
  5. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema) : 2 outcomes in 9 results
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Drugs Related to Soaps

  1. Detergents (Detergent)
  2. Benzalkonium Compounds (Benzalkonium Chloride)
  3. triclocarban
  4. Triclosan (pHisoHex)
  5. Calcium
  6. Fatty Acids (Saturated Fatty Acids)
  7. Nitric Acid
  8. Sodium Hypochlorite (Clorox)
  9. pazopanib
  10. sorafenib (BAY 43-9006)
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Therapies Related to Soaps

  1. Stethoscopes
  2. Condoms (Condom)
  3. Fluid Therapy (Oral Rehydration Therapy)
  4. Catheters
  5. Lasers (Laser)
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