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Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research
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Thimerosal: A Controversial Preservative
Deepak Prashar* and Dharmesh Sharma
Department of Pharmacy, Manav Bharti University, Solan (H.P.), India
Thimerosal is among one of the widely used preservative in the field of pharmaceutical, in the developing countries. The controversial prospect of this pharmaceutical excipent limits its use in the vaccines as preservative. Its bateriostatic and fungistatic properties is among its advantage over other recommended preservatives. However, its neurodegenerative and hypersensitive adverse properties has limited this preservative in ophthalmic use only along with controversies.
Thimerosal, preservatives, controversies, neurodegenerative
Deepak Prashar, Dharmesh Sharma. Thimerosal: A Controversial Preservative. Asian J. Pharm. Res. 1(4): Oct. - Dec. 2011; Page 87-90.
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