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Hexachlorophene definition: A chlorinated bisphenol antiseptic with a bacteriostatic action against Gram-positive organisms, but much less effective against Gram-negative organisms. It is mainly used in soaps and creams and is an ingredient of various preparations used for skin disorders. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p797)
Hexachlorophene definition: A chlorinated bisphenol antiseptic agent with bacteriostatic activity. Hexachlorophene is used topically in soaps, creams and dermatological preparations and is active against gram-positive organisms, but much less effective against gram-negative organisms. (NCI05)
Maalox definition: An oral suspension with antacid effects. Maalox, a combination of aluminum hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide, neutralizes or reduces gastric acid, thereby relieving symptoms associated with indigestion, gastritis, and gastroesophageal disease (GERD). Combined with other liquid ingredients (such as lidocaine and diphenhydramine), this antacid provides relief for painful stomatitis, mucositis, and esophagitis associated with both chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Maalox is also available as a chewable tablet containing calcium carbonate.
Dimetapp definition: A commercial combination preparation, by Wyeth, containing brompheniramine maleate and phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride, with antihistaminergic and vasoconstrictive properties. Brompheniramine maleate, a propylamine antihistamine binds to and blocks H1 receptors thereby preventing the actions of histamine. Phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride is a decongestant that causes constriction of blood vessels mediated through its alpha-adrenergic signaling, thereby reducing blood flow and improving nasal air flow. Dimetapp is used to relieve nasal congestion and to treat rhinitis.
Obsolete definition: No longer in use or valid; old.
Dayquil definition: A daytime non-drowsy preparation used to relieve common cold and flu symptoms. Dextromethorphan, one of the active ingredients, exerts its activity by raising the threshold for coughing in the cough center. Another ingredient of Dayquil, phenylephrine, a post-synaptic alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist, induces vasoconstriction, and thereby reduces blood flow, decreases swelling and prevents nasal and sinus congestion.
obsolete definition: This Act instance has been replaced by a new instance.
Obsolete definition: A previously active item that is scheduled to be retired from use, but for practical reasons can not be immediately inactivated. It is still legal to use an obsolete item in HL7 standards or messages, but those creating new messages should make every effort to use an active concept instead.
Obsolete Concept definition: Concept is no longer considered correct, and should not be used except as encountered in mappings and old data. -- 2004.
Entex definition: A commercial combination preparation containing guaifenesin and phenylephrine hydrochloride with expectorant and decongestant activities. Guaifenesin works by drawing water into respiratory tracts, thereby reducing adhesiveness and surface tension of mucus as well as increasing hydration of mucus. This reduces the viscosity of mucus and makes the cough more productive. Phenylephrine hydrochloride, a direct-acting sympathicomimetic amine, activates alpha-adrenergic receptors in the nasal mucosa thereby causing vasoconstriction, reduces swelling of nasal mucous membranes and decreases nasal and sinus congestion.
obsolet definition: [1] überholt, veraltet, ungebräuchlich, überflüssig geworden
antiquiert definition: [1] Literatur: eigentlich veraltet, aber noch als Stilmittel bei historischen oder pseudo-historischen (Fantasy-) Themen eingesetzt [2] veraltet
veraltet definition: [1] nicht mehr aktuell
abkommen definition: [1] veraltet: abstammen [2] :[a] sich unbeabsichtigt von einer ursprünglich eingeschlagenen Richtung entfernen :[b] übertragenen: abschweifen [3] :[a] sich von etwas lösen können, sich von etwas freimachen :[b] von jemandem loskommen, sich von jemandem abkehren [4] :[a] Sport: starten :[b] übertragenen, Schießsport: richten auf, anvisieren, visieren [5] veraltend: aus dem Gebrauch kommen, unmodern sein [6] berlinerisch: abmagern [7] Namibia, Südwesterdeutsch: (von Rivieren) Wasser führen [8] Namibia, Südwesterdeutsch: (Wetter, Luftzug, Wind, Sturm, usw.) aufkommen, aufziehen