Miscellaneous Local Anti-infectives
- Miscellaneous Local Anti-infectives
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Drug Drug Description Dapsone A sulfone drug used to treat acne vulgaris, Hansen's disease, and dermatitis herpetiformis. 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... Metronidazole A nitroimidazole used to treat trichomoniasis, amebiasis, inflammatory lesions of rosacea, and bacterial infections, as well as prevent postoperative infections. 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. Lactic acid An emollient and keratolytic used agent in various cosmetic products and used as an additive in various pharmaceutical products for its antibacterial properties. Silver sulfadiazine A topical sulfonamide antibiotic that acts on the bacterial cell wall and cell membrane; approved for the treatment of burns. Iodine An ingredient of nutritional supplements that is also used for disinfection. Aluminum hydroxide An antacid used for the symptomatic relief of heartburn, acid indigestion, and sour stomach. Povidone-iodine A topical antiseptic agent used for the treatment and prevention of infection in wounds. Pyrithione An antimicrobial agent used for the treatment of dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis. Triclosan An antimicrobial agent in clinical setting for disinfection, and prevention of spread and growth of bacteria, fungus, and mildew. Benzalkonium An antiseptic agent used as a preservative in medications or as a disinfectant in cleaning products. 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. Benzethonium A medication used as to clean hands and clean minor cuts and scrapes. Triclocarban An antibacterial agent used in liquid soaps and body washes. Tea tree oil Indicated for topical use to help protect against infection in minor cuts, scrapes, and burns. No FDA-approved therapeutic indications. Benzoin resin A compound used to protect small wounds or canker sores. Domiphen Anti-infective (topical), it is used for the treatment of Acute Infectious Dental Diseases and other conditions. Iodoform No approved therapeutic indications.
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