subgallate

sub·gal·late

(sŭb-gal'āt),
1. Partially neutralized gallic acid.
2. A basic gallate, such as bismuth subgallate.

subgallate

a reduced salt of gallic acid, which is a hydrolysis product of tannins extracted from nutgalls or the spent broths of some antibiotic-producing fungal cultures. It is used as a styptic, intestinal astringent, and as a topical astringent in diseases of the skin. See also bismuth subgallate.
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The active ingredient is 200mg bismuth subgallate and it works by acting on bacteria in the gut.
Effect of bismuth subgallate (local hemostatic agent) on wound healing in rats.
Devrom tablets containing bismuth subgallate have helped many SatEvePost readers with embarrassing bowel odor.
Bismuth subgallate (Devrom) tablets act as an internal deodorant to eliminate odor in ostomy bags and also helps halitosis in many who write to us.
An impressively low rate of postoperative hemorrhage following the use of bismuth subgallate to achieve hemostasis was reported by Maniglia et al.
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Available without a prescription, bismuth subgallate acts as an internal deodorant by absorbing odor-causing volatile sulfur compounds in the gastrointestinal tract.
Bismuth subgallate tablets called Colo-Fresh are sold by the American Foundation for Preventive Medicine in Indianapolis, For more information, call AFPM at 1-800-558-2376.
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The studies concluded that the use of bismuth subgallate resulted in definite improvement in fecal odor.
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