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Dequalinium
Identifiers
CAS number 6707-58-0
PubChem 2993
ChemSpider 2886
SMILES
InChI
InChI key PCSWXVJAIHCTMO-SKRXCDHZAO
Properties
Molecular formula C30H40N4
Molar mass 456.67 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Dequalinium or Dequadin is an antiseptic and disinfectant. It is a topical bacteriostat, available in the form of salts. It is used in wound dressings and mouth infections and may also have antifungal action. It may cause skin ulceration.

Applications

Dequalinium salts may be used to treat malaria.[1] As dequalinium chloride, it can be used in lozenges to cure sore throats however while this is effective in vitro, it is only effective in cases of streptococci infections (Dequacaine) [2]

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