bismuth

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Synonyms for bismuth

a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically)

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This ointment contains zinc oxide, calamine, bismuth subnitrate, resorcinol, juniper tar, and bismuth subgallate, which are (except for echinacea) the same ingredients as Pellitol in a slightly different formula.
Re-ca-litol Otic Ointment contains resorcinol, bismuth subgallate, bismuth subnitrate, zinc oxide, calamine powder, juniper tar, glycerin, and petrolatum.
Following irrigation, the entire lesion was packed with 1/2-inch gauze impregnated with bismuth subnitrate, iodoform, and petrolatum paste.
According to Macsil, sales of the ointment--a mixture of zinc oxide, bismuth subnitrate and beeswax--rose by from 15% to 20% during the past year to around $3 million.