NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

Dakin's solution
A highly diluted solution of sodium hypochlorite (0.5% w/v) with topical anti-infective activity. Dakin's solution is used as an antiseptic to clean infected topical wounds. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite
Dakin's fluid