M-EDTA

Definition / meaning of M-EDTA

A substance being studied in the treatment of bacterial infections from catheters (flexible tubes used to deliver fluids into or take fluids from the body). It combines a drug used to treat infections with a drug that prevents blood clots. It is a type of tetracycline antibiotic. Also called minocycline-EDTA.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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