methylbenzethonium chloride


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methylbenzethonium chloride

[‚meth·əl‚ben·zə′thō·nē·əm ′klȯr‚īd]
(organic chemistry)
C27H44O2Cl·H2O Colorless crystals with a melting point of 161-163°C; soluble in alcohol, hot benzene, chloroform, and water; used as a bactericide.
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The drug that is mostly used in topical treatments is paromomycin, while some other drugs such as imidazole and methylbenzethonium chloride [45-47].
Messer, "Leishmania major: antileishmanial activity of methylbenzethonium chloride," American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.