Carbamide. Definition

Medical Definition: Carbamide

A substance formed by the breakdown of protein in the liver. The kidneys filter blood carbamide into the urine. Also, carbamide can be produced in the laboratory. Is being studied in a topical form of carbamide to treat hand-foot syndrome (pain, swelling, numbness, tingling, or redness of the hands or feet that may occur as a side effect of certain anticancer drugs). Also called urea.

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