bismuth subnitrate


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bis·muth sub·ni·trate

a basic salt, the composition of which varies with the conditions of preparation; used internally as an intestinal astringent and externally as a mild astringent and antiseptic.
Synonym(s): bismuth oxynitrate

bismuth subnitrate

A heavy white odorless powder; used as an astringent, protective, and antiseptic. It is incompatible with acids, tannins, and sulfides.
See also: bismuth
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Re-ca-litol Otic Ointment contains resorcinol, bismuth subgallate, bismuth subnitrate, zinc oxide, calamine powder, juniper tar, glycerin, and petrolatum.