Mesulfen

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Mesulfen
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2,8-dimethylthianthrene
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
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Identifiers
CAS number 135-58-0 YesY
ATC code D10AB05 P03AA03 QP53AA01
PubChem CID 67272
UNII EG6V6W7WDD YesY
KEGG D07212 YesY
Chemical data
Formula C14H12S2 
Mol. mass 244.37508 g/mol
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Mesulfen is an anti-acne preparation[1] as well as a scabicide.[2] It is a dimethyl derivative of thianthrene.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leoni, A.; Dudine, G. (1983). "Therapy of seborrhea, seborrheic eczema and acne with a soap with a mesulfen base". Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, Societa italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia 118 (2): XXI–XXIV. PMID 6226594.  edit
  2. ^ Meneghini, C. L.; Vena, G. A.; Angelini, G. (1982). "Contact dermatitis to scabicides". Contact dermatitis 8 (4): 285–286. PMID 7105702.  edit