Dibrompropamidine

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Dibrompropamidine
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Names
IUPAC name
3-bromo-4-[3-(2-bromo-4-carbamimidoylphenoxy)propoxy]benzamidine
Identifiers
ATC code D08AC01
S01AX14
496-00-4
ChEMBL ChEMBL30044 YesY
ChemSpider 11479 YesY
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KEGG D07204 YesY
PubChem 11974
Properties
C17H18Br2N4O2
Molar mass 470.16 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Dibrompropamidine is an antiseptic and disinfectant. As dibrompropamidine isethionate, it is used in eyedrops and ointment for the treatment of minor eye and eyelid infections in adults and children. In the UK, such preparations are sold under the brand names Brolene (Aventis Pharma), Golden Eye (Typharm Ltd) and Brulidine (Manx Healthcare).

Characteristics[edit]

A white or almost white, crystalline powder; odourless or almost odourless.

Freely soluble in water ; soluble in glycerol ; sparingly soluble in ethanol (96%); practically insoluble in chloroform, in ether, in liquid paraffin and in fixed oils.