Drug Index

Chloroxylenol

 
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Mechanism :

Chloroxylenol is an antimicrobial chemical compound used to control bacteria, algae, and fungi in adhesives, emulsions, paints, and wash tanks. Its antibacterial action is due to disruption of cell membrane potentials.


Indication :

• Used in antibacterial soaps and in household antiseptics

• Otitis externa


Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity.


Dosing :

Otitis Externa:

Instill 3 drops into the affected ear 3 to 4 times daily.


Adverse Effect :

Hives, difficult breathing, angioedema.


Interaction :

No significant interaction found.


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