NCI Drug Dictionary

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.

polycarbophil/carbomer/glycerin/palm oil glyceride/mineral oil-containing vaginal moisturizer
A commercial combination preparation that contains an adhesive polycarbophil polymer, which is used for vaginal lubrication. Polycarbophil is an insoluble compound that absorbs water and, after topical administration, adheres to vaginal epithelial cells. As a result, it helps both moisturize vaginal tissue and relieve the discomfort that is associated with vaginal dryness. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)