biguanide


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biguanide

(bī-gwŏn′īd″)
A member of the class of oral antihyperglycemic agents that works by limiting glucose production and glucose absorption, and by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Glucophage is one member of this drug class.
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In pool water treated with polymeric biguanides, the organism contains an enzyme that rapidly eliminates the oxidizer (hydrogen peroxide) from the water.
Description: phenoxyethanol (and) benzoic acid (and) dehydroacetic acid (and) ethylhexylglycerin (and) polyaminopropyl biguanide
Metformin, part of the biguanide class of medications, was found to be effective at controlling blood glucose levels and to have relatively few side effects.
Description: polyaminopropyl biguanide (Europe only)
Scientists at Novo Nordisk and Sciele Pharma note that PrandiMet is a meglitinide and biguanide combination product that should be used as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus who are already treated with a meglitinide and metformin HCl or who have in adequate glycemic control on a meglitinide alone or a metformin HCl alone.
has announced that polyaminopropyl biguanide, the active ingredient in Cosmocil CQ, has been approved by the Japanese Pharmaceutical and Food Safety Bureau and added to its positive list of preservatives.
The biguanide system can be a lifesaver for those with an aversion to chlorine.
3% concentration of Polyhexamethylene Biguanide (PHMB), PolyFIT dressings are specifically designed for managing wound exudate and microbial proliferation within the dressing, while maintaining a moist wound environment.
Sharonox 2000 INCI: polyaminopropyl biguanide (PttMB), phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, propylparaben, butylparaben, isobutylparaben, propylene glycol
Biguanide is a polymeric compound that essentially asphyxiates microorganisms rather than tearing apart their cell structures.
com/biocides Vantocil IB Description: Highly effective preservative based on polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride Applications: Oil-in-water and water-in-oil emulsions, household products, silicone systems, cellulose solutions, and other water based industrial products Use levels: 0.