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polyvinylpyrrolidone-sodium hyaluronate gel
An oral bioadherent gel containing polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) and sodium hyaluronate with muco-protective activity. Upon oral application, this gel adheres to the mucosal surface of the mouth and throat, forming a thin layer that acts as a barrier to protect exposed and sensitized nerve endings from the painful stimuli associated with eating, drinking, and talking. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
|US brand name:||Gelclair|