carbomer(redirected from Carbopols)
A polymer of acrylic acid cross-linked with a polyfunctional compound, hence, a poly (acrylic acid) or polyacrylate; a suspending agent for pharmaceuticals.
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carbomerAn ocular lubricant polyacrylic acid used as eye drops in the treatment of dry eyes. Brand names are Geltears, Liposic and Viscotears.
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