Propamidine

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Propamidine
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Identifiers
CAS number 104-32-5 N
[140-63-6] (isethionate)
PubChem 64949
ChemSpider 58475 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL23013 YesY
ATC code D08AC03,S01AX15
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C17H20N4O2
Molar mass 312.37 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Propamidine is an antiseptic and disinfectant.

Propamidine isethionate, the salt of propamidine with isethionic acid, is used in the treatment of Acanthamoeba infection.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Perrine D, Chenu JP, Georges P, Lancelot JC, Saturnino C, Robba M (February 1995). "Amoebicidal efficiencies of various diamidines against two strains of Acanthamoeba polyphaga". Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 39 (2): 339–42. doi:10.1128/aac.39.2.339. PMC 162538. PMID 7726493.