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Furan Brand names, Furan Analogs

Furan Brand Names Mixture

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Furan Chemical_Formula


Furan RX_link

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Furan fda sheet

Furan msds (material safety sheet)

Furan MSDS

Furan Synthesis Reference

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Furan Molecular Weight

198.136 g/mol

Furan Melting Point

238 oC

Furan H2O Solubility

210 mg/L (Approximately 50%)

Furan State


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Furan Dosage Forms


Furan Indication

For the treatement of bacterial skin infections including pyodermas, infected dermatoses and infections of cuts, wounds, burns and ulcers due to susceptible organisms.

Furan Pharmacology

Nitrofurazone is a topical antibacterial agent indicated as an adjunctive therapy for second and third degree burns when resistance to other agents is a real or potential problem. Nitrofurazone is also indicated in skin grafting when bacterial contamination may cause graft rejection or donor site infection, especially in hospitals with a history of resistant bacteria.

Furan Absorption

Well absorbed.

Furan side effects and Toxicity

Rat LD50 = 590 mg/kg; Allergic contact dermatitis is the most frequently reported adverse effect, occurring in approximately 1 % of patients treated.

Furan Patient Information

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Furan Organisms Affected

Gram negative and gram positive bacteria