The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(also acetarsol), a medicine containing 27 percent arsenic and used in the treatment of syphilis and trichomoniasis. Osarsol is an ingredient in the vaginal suppositories Osarbon and Osartsid, which are used in trichomonal colpitis.
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