oxyquinoline


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oxyquinoline

 [ok″sĭ-kwin´o-lēn]
a dicyclic aromatic compound used as a chelating agent; also used in the form of the base or the sulfate salt as a bacteriostatic, fungistatic, antiseptic, and disinfectant.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Topical preparations that may be helpful include dimethyl sulfoxide (Rimso-50), silver sulfadiazine (Silvadene), benzoyl peroxide (Benzac, Brevoxyl, Desquam, Triaz, ZoDerm), oxyquinoline (Trimo-san Vaginal Jelly), and gentamicin (Garamycin).