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Gamophene Brand names, Gamophene Analogs

Gamophene Brand Names Mixture

  • Fosteen Dermatologic Shampoo (Hexachlorophene + Lanolin + Salicylic Acid + Sulfur)
  • Hexaphenyl (Hexachlorophene + Isopropyl Alcohol)

Gamophene Chemical_Formula


Gamophene RX_link

Gamophene fda sheet

Gamophene msds (material safety sheet)

Gamophene MSDS

Gamophene Synthesis Reference

No information avaliable

Gamophene Molecular Weight

406.902 g/mol

Gamophene Melting Point

166.5 oC (boiling point)

Gamophene H2O Solubility

140 mg/L

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Gamophene LogP


Gamophene Dosage Forms


Gamophene Indication

For use as a surgical scrub and a bacteriostatic skin cleanser. It may also be used to control an outbreak of gram-positive infection where other infection control procedures have been unsuccessful.

Gamophene Pharmacology

Hexachlorophene, a detergent cleanser, is an antibacterial sudsing emulsion for topical administration. It is a bacteriostatic cleansing agent. It cleanses the skin thoroughly and has bacteriostatic action against staphylococci and other gram-positive bacteria. Cumulative antibacterial action develops with repeated use. Cleansing with alcohol or soaps containing alcohol removes the antibacterial residue.

Gamophene Absorption

Detectable blood levels of hexachlorophene following absorption through intact skin have been found in subjects who regularly scrubbed with hexachlorophene.

Gamophene side effects and Toxicity

Oral, rat LD50: 66 mg/kg. Signs of overdose include anorexia, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, dehydration, convulsions, hypotension, and shock, and in several reported instances, fatalities.

Gamophene Patient Information

No information avaliable

Gamophene Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria