Comparative use of dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO) in different animal species

https://doi.org/10.17221/176/2015-VETMEDCitation:Madruga G.M., Crivellenti L.Z., Borin-Crivellenti S., Cintra C.A., Gomes L.G., Spiller P.R. (2017): Comparative use of dimethyl sulphoxide (DMSO) in different animal species. Veterinarni Medicina, 62: 179-185.
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Dimethyl sulphoxide has a variety of biological effects that have made it the subject of numerous pharmacological studies. The first dimethyl sulphoxide therapeutic indication approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1978 was for intravesical instillation in cases of interstitial cystitis. Since then, due to its distinctive properties, it has been the subject of studies in several areas. This review describes indications, adverse effects and contraindications, as takes a critical approach to the main articles addressing the clinical use of dimethyl sulphoxide.

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