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Descriptor English: Pharmaceutic Aids
Descriptor Spanish: Excipientes Farmacéuticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Excipientes Farmacêuticos
Descriptor French: Excipients pharmaceutiques
Entry term(s): Aids, Pharmaceutic
Aids, Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical Aids
Tree number(s): D26.650
D27.720.744
VS2.002.002.001.001.011
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010592
Scope note: Substances which are of little or no therapeutic value, but are necessary in the manufacture, compounding, storage, etc., of pharmaceutical preparations or drug dosage forms. They include SOLVENTS, diluting agents, and suspending agents, and emulsifying agents. Also, ANTIOXIDANTS; PRESERVATIVES, PHARMACEUTICAL; COLORING AGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; VEHICLES; EXCIPIENTS; OINTMENT BASES.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Pharmacy (1966-1967)
specific aid (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
Entry Version: PHARM AIDS
DeCS ID: 11015
Unique ID: D010592
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/07/05
Pharmaceutic Aids - Preferred
Concept UI M0016457
Scope note Substances which are of little or no therapeutic value, but are necessary in the manufacture, compounding, storage, etc., of pharmaceutical preparations or drug dosage forms. They include SOLVENTS, diluting agents, and suspending agents, and emulsifying agents. Also, ANTIOXIDANTS; PRESERVATIVES, PHARMACEUTICAL; COLORING AGENTS; FLAVORING AGENTS; VEHICLES; EXCIPIENTS; OINTMENT BASES.
Preferred term Pharmaceutic Aids
Entry term(s) Aids, Pharmaceutic
Aids, Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical Aids



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