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Ointments
MeSH HeadingOintments
Tree NumberD26.255.640
Tree NumberD27.720.280.640
AnnotationIM general only; NIM (no qualifiers) with specific drug IM
Scope NoteSemisolid preparations used topically for protective emollient effects or as a vehicle for local administration of medications. Ointment bases are various mixtures of fats, waxes, animal and plant oils and solid and liquid hydrocarbons.
Entry TermPastes
Entry TermSalves
Entry TermSkin Ointment
Entry TermUnguents
See AlsoOintment Bases
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AN CH CL CS CT DU EC HI IP ME PD PK PO RE SD ST TO TU
Registry Number0
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD009824


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Pharmaceutical Preparations [D26]
   Dosage Forms [D26.255]
Capsules [D26.255.150]
Colloids [D26.255.165]  +
Delayed-Action Preparations [D26.255.210]  +
Drug Carriers [D26.255.260]  +
Liniments [D26.255.480]
Micelles [D26.255.560]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeOintments [D26.255.640]
Pharmaceutical Solutions [D26.255.775]  +
Powders [D26.255.779]
Suppositories [D26.255.785]
Tablets [D26.255.830]  +
Vaginal Creams, Foams, and Jellies [D26.255.955]

 
Chemical Actions and Uses [D27]
   Specialty Uses of Chemicals [D27.720]
      Dosage Forms [D27.720.280]
Capsules [D27.720.280.150]
Colloids [D27.720.280.165]  +
Delayed-Action Preparations [D27.720.280.210]  +
Drug Carriers [D27.720.280.260]  +
Liniments [D27.720.280.480]
Micelles [D27.720.280.560]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeOintments [D27.720.280.640]
Pharmaceutical Solutions [D27.720.280.775]  +
Powders [D27.720.280.779]
Suppositories [D27.720.280.785]
Tablets [D27.720.280.830]  +
Vaginal Creams, Foams, and Jellies [D27.720.280.955]

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