Mercurochrome


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Mercurochrome

 [mer-ku´ro-krōm]
trademark for preparations of merbromin, a topical antibacterial.

mer·bro·min

(mer-brō'min),
The disodium salt of 2,7-dibromo-4-hydroxymercurifluorescein; an organic mercurial antiseptic compound that also has staining properties similar to those of eosin and phloxine, with strong affinity for cytoplasmic structures; also used histochemically to stain protein-bound sulfhydryl and disulfide groups for bright-field and fluorescence microscopy.
Synonym(s): mercurochrome

mercurochrome

(mər-kyo͝or′ə-krōm′)
n.
A solution of merbromin.

Mercurochrome

A proprietary formulation of merbromin, which was once popular as a topical antiseptic. Mercurochrome was deemed ineffective for that purpose and removed from the US market in 1998; it continues to be widely used in other countries.

Mercurochrome

A proprietary merbromin which is nearly useless as a topical antibacterial

mer·bro·min

(mer-brō'min)
Organic mercurial antiseptic compound that also has staining properties similar to those of eosin and phloxine.
Synonym(s): mercurochrome.
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Even after mercury-based syphilis treatments were halted in the early twentieth century, medical use persisted in such applications as Mercurochrome antiseptics and mercury- based teething powders.
Mercurochrome (merbromin-mercuric) also enjoyed widespread usage throughout the 20th century as an effective antiseptic ointment for scrapes and cuts.
A 20% total body surface area (TBSA) burn was lethal, children were grouped together, at times 3 in a bed, and treated with tub hydrotherapy, topical mercurochrome and open dressing techniques.
solution at room temperature, stained when necessary with mercurochrome.
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