A basic sulfate; a sulfate that contains some base that is unneutralized and still capable of combining with the acid.
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The gynecologic surgeon attempted to control the hemorrhage by injecting ferric subsulfate (Monsel's) solution into the patient's vagina.
Others: Topical haemostatic drugs used to achieve haemostasis include bone wax, ostene, acrylates, ferric subsulfate solution, gelatin (gelfoam, gelfilm), microfibrillar collagen, poly-n-acetyl glucosamine, kaolinite, pro QR powder, thrombin etc.
Monsel's is a thickened Ferric Subsulfate solution which acts as a hemostatic agent when applied to surgical sites following biopsy or excision of diseased tissue.