trolamine


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trolamine

 [tro´lah-mēn]
an alkalizing agent used in pharmaceutical preparations; when mixed with salicylic acid it is called trolamine salicylate and used as a topical analgesic and sunscreen.

tro·la·mine

(trō'lă-mēn),
USAN-approved contraction for triethanolamine, N(CH2CH2OH)3.
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Active ingredients in these familiar products include menthol, eucalyptol, camphor, methyl salicylate, trolamine, capsicum, and capsaicin.
One study with 256 participants found that skin irritation caused by radiotherapy was less in patients using calendula ointment compared with those using the topical agent trolamine. In another study of 32 participants, those who took Traumeel S (a combination of 14 homeopathic medicines) had more relief from mouth sores caused by chemotherapy than those who took placebo.
Topical NSAIDs such as trolamine salicylate (Aspercreme, Sportscreme) also may provide short-term relief from osteoarthritis pain, but studies suggest they lack long-term effectiveness.
Sprtscream[R] XS Trolamine For the temporary relief of pain associated with musculoskeletal soreness and discomfort
If wound drainage is minimal, another treatment option is Biafine, a trolamine cream often used to promote healing in burn patients, she said.
Two other ingredients, namely PABA and trolamine salicylate, were classified as Category II; i.e., cannot be used anymore in sunscreen products.
Vantelin's odorless liquid is the company's "halo product," utilizing 10% trolamine salicylate to relieve aches and pains.
Table II: More Recently Approved Ultraviolet Filters (The Final Rule 2011) UV Absorbers/Reflectors % Aminobenzoic acid (X) Avobenzone (A) Cinoxate (X) Dioxybenzone (X) Homosalate (B) Meradimate (A)(X) Mexoryl SX (*) (A)(WS) Octocrylene (B) Octinoxate (H) Octisalate (B) Oxybenzone (A)(H) Padimate O (X) Phyenylbenzimidazole (WS)(X) sulfonic acid Sulisobenzone (X) Titanium dioxide (A) Trolamine salicylate (X) Zinc oxide (A) Note: UVA Filter (A), UVB Filter (B), Water Soluble (WS), Hawaii Ban (H), Rarely used (X) Approved in specific L'Oreal formulations only.
Vantelin's Odorless Liquid is the company's "halo product, " utilizing 10% trolamine salicylate to relieve aches and pains.
For its part, Myoflex is a an odorless, greaseless, topical pain-relieving cream containing 10 % trolamine salicylate for the treatment of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with arthritis, strains and sprains, and simple backache.
"Our flagship product [Flex-Power joint- and muscle-relief cream] has become the ideal O-T-C topical based on consumers' wishes," he says, adding that it exhibits no offensive odors, produces gradual health, is affordable and features such innovative ingredients as trolamine salicylate, MSM and glucosamine, which are combined with Flex-Somes, billed as a unique delivery system of microscopic capsules that penetrate quickly and deeply to provide irritation-free skin relief.