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Aluminum Chloride

Aka: Aluminum Chloride, Drysol, Xerac
  1. See Also
    1. Topical Hemostatic Agent
  2. Indications
    1. Hemostasis of minor bleeding typically following skin procedures (e.g. Shave Biopsy)
  3. Mechanism
    1. Topical Hemostatic Agent
    2. Hydrolyzes to form hydrogen chloride which has hemostatic and Vasoconstrictive properties
  4. Adverse Effects
    1. Local Paresthesias at application site
  5. References
    1. Berry in Schrage (2013) Topical Hemostatic Agents, Medscape Emedicine
    2. Peralta in Sanfrey (2013) Overview of Topical Hemostatic Agents and tissues adhesives used in the operating room, UpToDate, Wolters-Kluwer
    3. Achneck (2010) Ann Surg 251(2):217-28 [PubMed]
Medication Costs
xerac (on 7/20/2016 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
XERAC AC 6.25% SOLUTION Generic OTC $0.17 per ml
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aluminum chloride (C0102840)

Concepts Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Inorganic Chemical (T197)
MSH C010845
SnomedCT 391747009, 387372003, 66860004
English AlCl3, aluminum chloride, aluminum chloride (medication), aluminum trichloride, aluminum chloride [Chemical/Ingredient], Aluminum Chloride, ALUMINUM CHLORIDE, aluminum chloride, anhydrous, aluminium chloride, Aluminium chloride - chemical (substance), Aluminium chloride - chemical, ALUMINUM CHLORIDE ANHYDROUS, Aluminum chloride, Aluminium chloride, Aluminum chloride (product), Aluminum chloride (substance), Aluminum Chloride Anhydrous
Japanese 塩化アルミニウム
Spanish cloruro de aluminio (producto), cloruro de aluminio (sustancia), cloruro de aluminio
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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