Antiseptics and Disinfectants
- Antiseptics and Disinfectants
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Drug Drug Description Mercuric iodide Not Available Hexachlorophene A chlorinated bisphenol antiseptic used as a surgical scrub and skin cleanser. Cetrimonium A compound that can be used as a topical antiseptic. Isopropyl alcohol An antiseptic and disinfectant used in a variety of clinical and domestic settings. Iodine An ingredient of nutritional supplements that is also used for disinfection. Silver nitrate Silver nitrate is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula AgNO3. In its solid form, silver nitrate is coordinated in a trigonal planar arrangement. It is often used as a... Chloroxylenol An antimicrobial used to treat cuts, bites, stings, abrasions, and used as an antiseptic hand cleaner. Hypochlorite An antimicrobial used to treat and prevent infections of the skin and tissue. Aminacrine A slow-acting germicide effective against bacteria and fungi which is included in drug formulations for its anti-septic properties. Thimerosal Used as preservative in some cosmetics, topical pharmaceuticals, and biological drug products, which includes vaccines [L1671, L1672, L1673]. Polihexanide Polihexanide has been used in trials studying the treatment, prevention, and supportive care of Caries, Neoplasm, Skin Diseases, Nail Diseases, and Dental Plaque, among others. Silver Indicated for the treatment of acne for topical use or the management of dental caries for dental use. Ethacridine Not Annotated Propamidine Not Annotated Euflavine A topical disinfectant indicated in the treatment of wounds, blisters, insect bites, and infected wounds. Mercuric amidochloride Not Annotated Diiodohydroxypropane Not Annotated Merbromin A topical antiseptic indicated in the disinfection of lacerations. Decamethoxine Not Annotated Eosin A medication used to disinfect small skin wounds, bug bites, and sores. Biphenylol Not Annotated Mercuric chloride Mercury chloride (HgCl2) is a highly toxic compound that volatizes slightly at ordinary temperature and appreciably at 100 degrees C. It is corrosive to mucous membranes and used as a... Potassium permanganate Not Annotated Phenylmercuric borate Not Annotated Nitrofural A topical antibacterial for the prevention and treatment of bacterial infections of the skin. Chlorhexidine An antiseptic used to sterilize for surgeries and in healthcare practice, to reduce pocket depth in periodontitis, and to treat gingivitis. Ethanol For therapeutic neurolysis of nerves or ganglia for the relief of intractable chronic pain in such conditions as inoperable cancer and trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux), in patients for whom neurosurgical... Phenol An antiseptic and disinfectant used in a variety of settings. Dequalinium A quaternary ammonium cation antimicrobial agent used to treat common infections of the mouth and throat that has been studied in the treatment of vaginal candidiasis. Clioquinol An antifungal cream used to treat a variety of fungal infections. Povidone-iodine A topical antiseptic agent used for the treatment and prevention of infection in wounds. Triclosan An antimicrobial agent in clinical setting for disinfection, and prevention of spread and growth of bacteria, fungus, and mildew. Cetylpyridinium A compound used to reduce plaque and gingivitis, as well as whiten teeth. Hydrogen peroxide A compound used as a disinfectant and sterilizer. Benzalkonium An antiseptic agent used as a preservative in medications or as a disinfectant in cleaning products. Benzethonium A medication used as to clean hands and clean minor cuts and scrapes. Oxyquinoline A medication used in combination with other medications to restore vaginal pH. Octenidine Octenidine is under investigation in clinical trial NCT02697162 (Antiseptic-coated Intermittent Urinary Catheter). Chlorquinaldol Chlorquinaldol was used historically as a topical antiseptic agent for skin infections. It maintains use in European countries as a combination vaginal tablet with promestriene for use in the treatment... Policresulen Not Annotated Dibrompropamidine Not Annotated Benzoxonium An antiseptic indicated in skin disinfection and prevention of infections. Tosylchloramide A chlorinated disinfectant of the genitals and injured skin. Propyl alcohol An antiseptic and disinfectant used in a variety of clinical and domestic settings. Hexamidine Not Available Didecyldimethylammonium A disinfectant and microbicidal agent used in a variety of products.
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