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  • Animal-Derived Pharmaceuticals


Animal-Derived Pharmaceuticals

Aka: Animal-Derived Pharmaceuticals, Medications Derived from Animal Products, Animal-based Natural Product
  1. Preparations: Derived from animal products
    1. Pig-derived products
      1. Dessicated Thyroid
      2. Heparin (pig Intestine)
      3. Pancreatic enzymes
    2. Horse
      1. Premarin (pregnant mares urine)
    3. Animal cartilage
      1. Gelatin capsules or gummy Vitamins
      2. Chondroitin
    4. Animal bones
      1. Calcium
    5. Animal blood
      1. Heme iron (Proferrin)
    6. Shellfish
      1. Glucosamine
      2. Omega-3 Fatty Acids (fish oil)
      3. Calcium (oyster shells)
    7. Sheep (Sebaceous Gland extract)
      1. Lanolin
      2. Vitamin D3
  2. Preparations: Vaccinations (grown in eggs)
    1. Influenza Vaccine
    2. Measles Mumps Rubella Vaccine
    3. Rabies Vaccine
    4. Yellow Fever Vaccine
  3. References
    1. (2012) Presc Lett 19(3): 17 [PubMed]

Animal-based Natural Product (C3831536)

Definition (NCI) Any substance or product derived from an animal.
Concepts Classification (T185)
English Animal-based Natural Product
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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