Propamidine

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Propamidine
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Names
IUPAC name
4,4'-[propane-1,3-diylbis(oxy)]dibenzenecarboximidamide
Identifiers
104-32-5 N
140-63-6 (isethionate) N
ATC code D08AC03
S01AX15
ChEMBL ChEMBL23013 YesY
ChemSpider 58475 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 64949
UNII G20G12V769 YesY
Properties
C17H20N4O2
Molar mass 312.37 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, 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.