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.

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 using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

US brand name:Gelclair