Picloxydine

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Picloxydine
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Names
IUPAC name
1-N',4-N'-bis[N'-(4-chlorophenyl)carbamimidoyl]piperazine-1,4-dicarboximidamide
Identifiers
ATC code S01AX16
5636-92-0 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL2104722 N
ChemSpider 64722 N
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 71663
Properties
C20H24Cl2N10
Molar mass 475.37756
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Picloxydine (trade name Vitabact[1]) is a bisbiguanide antiseptic used in eye drops. It is structurally similar to chlorhexidine.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Obikili AG, Oji EO, Shonekan RO, Otti P (1988). "A double-blind comparison of picloxydine dihydrochloride (Vitabact eye drops) and sulfacetamide eye drops in the topical therapy of trachoma". Rev Int Trach Pathol Ocul Trop Subtrop Sante Publique 65 (3–4): 119–32. PMID 3274675.