polycarbophil

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polycarbophil

 [pol″e-kahr´bo-fil]
a bulk-forming laxative that also acts as a gastrointestinal absorbent in the treatment of diarrhea; often used as the calcium salt (calcium polycarbophil).

polycarbophil

/poly·car·bo·phil/ (-kahr´bo-fil) a hydrophilic resin that is a bulk-forming laxative and also a gastrointestinal absorbent in the treatment of diarrhea; usually used as calcium p.

polycarbophil

see calcium polycarbophil.