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.
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Crinone(R) utilizes polycarbophil, a patented bioadhesive gel that mimics the natural glycoproteins found in mucous, promoting adherence to the vaginal lining for 72 hours or more and reducing risk of leakage.
Designed to mimic the natural glycoproteins found in mucous, polycarbophil attaches to the vaginal lining.