Excipient (pharmacologically inactive substance)
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 6, 2020.
What is it?
White wax is like yellow wax that has been bleached by being rolled thinly and exposed to light and air, or bleached by chemical oxidants. Like yellow wax, white wax is also used in preparing ointments, cerates, plasters, and suppositories. Most waxes used in the pharmaceutical industry are also used for tablet coatings and binding. Other types of wax include yellow wax (beeswax) and wax absolute.
Top Medications with this excipient
- Amantadine Hydrochloride 100 mg
- Anzemet 50 mg
- Cardizem CD 300 mg
- Claravis 30 mg
- Clarinex 5 mg
- Claritin-D 24 Hour loratadine 10 mg / pseudoephedrine sulfate 240 mg
- Dipyridamole 50 mg
- Dipyridamole 25 mg
- Ferrous Sulfate 324 mg
- Hydrochlorothiazide and Moexipril Hydrochloride 12.5 mg / 7.5 mg
- Hydrochlorothiazide and Moexipril Hydrochloride 12.5 mg / 15 mg
- Isotretinoin 30 mg
- Isotretinoin 40 mg
- Nestabs ONE Prenatal Multivitamins with Folic Acid 1 mg
- Nitro-Time 2.5 mg
- Rifater 50 mg / 300 mg / 120 mg
- Tretinoin 10 mg
- Zenatane 30 mg
- Zenatane 20 mg
- Zenatane 10 mg
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