Merbromin

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Identification

Name
Merbromin
Accession Number
DB13392
Description

Mercurochrome is a trade name of merbromin commonly used as a topical first-aid antiseptic agent. It is an organomercuric disodium salt compound and a fluorescein that is available in many countries, except Switzerland, France, Germany, and the United States where the drug was withdrawn from market due to the possibility of mercury poisoning.

Type
Small Molecule
Groups
Experimental
Structure
Thumb
Weight
Average: 750.65
Monoisotopic: 749.818928236
Chemical Formula
C20H8Br2HgNa2O6
Synonyms
  • Merbromin
  • Merbromina
  • Merbromine
  • Merbrominum
  • Mercurochrome

Pharmacology

Indication
Not Available
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Pharmacodynamics
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Mechanism of action
Not Available
Absorption
Not Available
Volume of distribution
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Protein binding
Not Available
Metabolism
Not Available
Route of elimination
Not Available
Half-life
Not Available
Clearance
Not Available
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Toxicity
Not Available
Affected organisms
Not Available
Pathways
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Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Food Interactions
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Products

International/Other Brands
Mercurochrome

Categories

ATC Codes
D08AK04 — Merbromin
Drug Categories
Chemical TaxonomyProvided by Classyfire
Description
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as xanthenes. These are polycyclic aromatic compounds containing a xanthene moiety, which consists of two benzene rings joined to each other by a pyran ring.
Kingdom
Organic compounds
Super Class
Organoheterocyclic compounds
Class
Benzopyrans
Sub Class
1-benzopyrans
Direct Parent
Xanthenes
Alternative Parents
Benzoic acids and derivatives / Benzoyl derivatives / Metal aryls / Aryl bromides / Heteroaromatic compounds / Cyclic ketones / Carboxylic acid salts / Oxacyclic compounds / Organic transition metal salts / Organic alkali metal salts
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Substituents
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound / Aryl bromide / Aryl halide / Benzenoid / Benzoic acid or derivatives / Benzoyl / Carboxylic acid derivative / Carboxylic acid salt / Cyclic ketone / Heteroaromatic compound
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Molecular Framework
Aromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Not Available

Chemical Identifiers

UNII
M0T18YH28D
CAS number
129-16-8
InChI Key
SQFDQLBYJKFDDO-UHFFFAOYSA-K
InChI
InChI=1S/C20H9Br2O5.Hg.2Na.H2O/c21-13-5-11-17(7-15(13)23)27-18-8-16(24)14(22)6-12(18)19(11)9-3-1-2-4-10(9)20(25)26;;;;/h1-7,24H,(H,25,26);;;;1H2/q;3*+1;/p-3
IUPAC Name
disodium [2,7-dibromo-9-(2-carboxylatophenyl)-6-oxido-3-oxo-3H-xanthen-5-yl]mercurol
SMILES
[Na+].[Na+].O[Hg]C1=C([O-])C(Br)=CC2=C1OC1=CC(=O)C(Br)=CC1=C2C1=CC=CC=C1C([O-])=O

References

General References
Not Available
KEGG Drug
D00861
PubChem Compound
2724062
PubChem Substance
347829297
ChemSpider
8029248
RxNav
6762
ChEBI
6763
Wikipedia
Merbromin

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
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Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
FormRouteStrength
Solution50 ml
Prices
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Patents
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Properties

State
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Experimental Properties
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Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.0844 mg/mLALOGPS
logP3.77ALOGPS
logP3.07ChemAxon
logS-4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)3.61ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-2ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count6ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area109.72 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count2ChemAxon
Refractivity142.01 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability42.76 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings4ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveNoChemAxon
Ghose FilterNoChemAxon
Veber's RuleNoChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
Predicted ADMET Features
Not Available

Spectra

Mass Spec (NIST)
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Spectra
Not Available

Drug created on June 23, 2017 14:41 / Updated on June 12, 2020 10:53

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