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Hexachlorophene Summary

Description: A chlorinated bisphenol antiseptic with a bacteriostatic action against Gram-positive organisms, but much less effective against Gram-negative organisms. It is mainly used in soaps and creams and is an ingredient of various preparations used for skin disorders. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p797)

Also Known As: Hexachlorophane; Phenol, 2,2'-methylenebis(3,4,6-trichloro)-

Networked: 113 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 9 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Hexachlorophene is Relevant

  1. Trematode Infections (Fasciolopsiasis) : 1 outcome in 1 result
  2. Fascioliasis : 2 studies in 6 results
  3. Poisoning : 1 study in 16 results
  4. Burns : 1 study in 6 results
  5. Edema : 1 study in 5 results
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Drugs Related to Hexachlorophene

  1. hexachloro-4-xylene
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  3. beta Catenin
  4. Cellulose
  5. Carbon Tetrachloride (Tetrachloromethane)
  6. catamine AB
  7. hexachloroethane
  8. nylon 6 (Perlon)
  9. araldite
  10. Triclosan (pHisoHex)
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Therapies Related to Hexachlorophene

  1. Baths
  2. Surgical Sponges (Surgical Sponge)
  3. Peritoneal Dialysis
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  5. Debridement
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