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Hexophene Brand names, Hexophene Analogs

Hexophene Brand Names Mixture

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

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Hexophene msds (material safety sheet)

Hexophene MSDS

Hexophene Synthesis Reference

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Hexophene Molecular Weight

406.902 g/mol

Hexophene Melting Point

166.5 oC (boiling point)

Hexophene H2O Solubility

140 mg/L

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Hexophene 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.

Hexophene 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.

Hexophene Absorption

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

Hexophene 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.

Hexophene Patient Information

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Hexophene Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria