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Descriptor in English: Demulcents
Descriptor in Spanish: Demulcentes
Descriptor in Portuguese: Demulcentes
Descriptor in French: Démulcents
Entry term(s): Agents, Mucoprotective
Mucoprotective Agents
Tree number(s): D27.505.954.158.515
D27.505.954.483.534
D27.505.954.796.210
D27.720.877.156
Scope note: Compounds that form soothing films on the surface of MUCOUS MEMBRANES. They are generally used as agents to protect the integrity of internal EPITHELIUM.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 2015
DeCS UI: 55670
Descriptor UI: D065106
Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2014/06/10
Demulcents - Preferred
Concept UI M0587360
Scope note Compounds that form soothing films on the surface of MUCOUS MEMBRANES. They are generally used as agents to protect the integrity of internal EPITHELIUM.
Preferred term Demulcents
Entry term(s) Agents, Mucoprotective
Mucoprotective Agents



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