Acrisorcin

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Acrisorcin
Acrisorcin.png
Combination of
4-Hexylresorcinol Antiseptic
Clinical data
Identifiers
7527-91-5 N
None
PubChem CID 24144
ChemSpider 22568 YesY
UNII 2U918O4BEV YesY
KEGG D02759 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL1201038 N
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Acrisorcin is a topical anti-infective typically used as a fungicide. It is a combination of the active ingredients 9-aminoacridine and 4-hexylresorcinol.

History[edit]

Acrisorcin was marketed as a cream under the trade name Akrinol, which has since been discontinued. It was developed at Indiana State University in 1961.

Indications[edit]

Acrisorcin was used to combat pityriasis versicolor.

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