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Descriptor English:   Iodophors 
Descriptor Spanish:   Yodóforos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Iodóforos 
Synonyms English:   Iodine, Tamed
Tamed Iodine  
Tree Number:   D01.475.557
Definition English:   Complexes of iodine and non-ionic SURFACE-ACTIVE AGENTS acting as carrier and solubilizing agent for the iodine in water. Iodophors usually enhance bactericidal activity of iodine, reduce vapor pressure and odor, minimize staining, and allow wide dilution with water. (From Merck Index, 11th ed) 
Pharmacological Action:   Surface-Active Agents
See Related English:   Anti-Infective Agents, Local
History Note English:   91(75); was see under IODINE 1975-90 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AN analysis CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
Record Number:   7633 
Unique Identifier:   D007466 

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