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Table 3 Formulas for the four rectal microbicide placebos

From: Rectal microbicides: clinically relevant approach to the design of rectal specific placebo formulations

  Fluid Gel
  Ingredient Weight(%) Ingredient Weight(%)
  Poloxamer 407 15 Carbopol 974P 0.5
  Glycerin 2 Glycerin 2.5
Aqueous Methylparaben 0.18 Methylparaben 0.18
  Propylparaben 0.02 Propylparaben 0.02
  Trisodium Citrate Dihydrate 0.3 Disodium EDTA 0.1
  Purified water 82.5 Sodium Hydroxide solution (18% w/v) 1.15
    Purified Water 95.55
   100   100
  Isopropyl Myristate 5 Glyceryl Stearate and PEG-75 Stearate 25
Lipid Myristyl Myristate 95 Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride 74.9
    Vitamin E Acetate 0.1
   100   100