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dimethyl sulfoxide 
A polar organic solvent. DMSO is a free radical scavenger that has been used to treat extravasation damage caused by anthracycline-based chemotherapy. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Foreign brand names:Demasorb
Demeso
Domoso
Dromisol
Abbreviation:DMSO
Code name:SQ-9453
Chemical structure:Sulfinylbismethane