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Ster-Zac Brand names, Ster-Zac Analogs

Ster-Zac Brand Names Mixture

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

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Ster-Zac Synthesis Reference

No information avaliable

Ster-Zac Molecular Weight

406.902 g/mol

Ster-Zac Melting Point

166.5 oC (boiling point)

Ster-Zac H2O Solubility

140 mg/L

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Ster-Zac 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.

Ster-Zac 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.

Ster-Zac Absorption

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

Ster-Zac 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.

Ster-Zac Patient Information

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Ster-Zac Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria