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A dermal antiseptic; pyrocatechol and hydroquinone are isomers of resorcinol.
resorcinol/re·sor·ci·nol/ (rĕ-zor´sĭ-nol) a bactericidal, fungicidal, keratolytic, exfoliative, and antipruritic agent, used especially as a topical keratolytic in the treatment of acne and other dermatoses.
resorcinol(rĭ-zôr′sə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′) also
A white crystalline compound, C6H4(OH)2, with bactericidal, fungicidal, and keratolytic properties, used in the treatment of acne and other skin diseases and as a component of dyes and resin adhesives.
an antiseptic substance used as a keratolytic agent in the dermatoses. It is also used in dyes and pharmaceutics and as a chemical intermediate.
resorcinolA drug used externally that softens and helps to remove the horny outer layer of the skin. A keratolytic drug. A brand name for a preparation containing resorcinol is Eskamel.
resorcinoltopical antiseptic (bactericidal and fungicidal) agent; sometimes used to treat psoriasis and eczema; contraindicated for widespread or prolonged use
A dermal antiseptic.
n an antiseptic substance used as a keratolytic agent in dermatoses.
a phenol with bactericidal, fungicidal, keratolytic, exfoliative and antipruritic activity; used especially as a topical keratolytic in the treatment of dermatoses.