is a nonionic liquid polymer
of the alkyl aryl polyether alcohol type; used as a surfactant
to aid liquefaction
and removal of mucopurulent (containing mucus
) bronchopulmonary secretions, administered by inhalation through a nebulizer
or with a stream of oxygen.
Tyloxapol, when injected IP, also blocks plasma lipolytic activity, and thus the breakdown of triglyceride