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.

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polyethylene glycol 3350-containing enema NER1008
An enema containing the osmotic agent polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350, also called macrogol 3350, with laxative activity. Upon rectal administration of the PEG3350-containing enema NER1008, PEG creates an osmotic gradient, which promotes the retention of water in the bowel. This increases the water content of stool, which results in increased gastrointestinal (GI) motility, decreased stool transit time and evacuation of colonic contents. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:NER1008 enema
PEG3350-containing enema NER1008
Foreign brand name:Movidra
Code name:NER1008