chloroxylenol

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chloroxylenol

 [klor″o-zi´lĕ-nol]
a broad-spectrum antimicrobial used in the treatment of bacterial, fungal, and yeast infections of the skin and nails.

chloroxylenol

An antiseptic drug used in mouthwashes and other preparations. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Rinstead.

chloroxylenol

a chlorinated phenolic antiseptic, used in presurgical preparation of skin, cleaning wounds and in the treatment of bacterial, fungal and yeast infections of the skin and claws.
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3,10) Chloroxylenol or 4-chloro-3,5-dimethylphenol present in various commonly used antiseptic preparations and soaps is also an important cause of dermatitis of the scrotum.