cetylpyridinium chloride


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ce·tyl·pyr·i·din·i·um chlor·ide

(sē'til-pī'ri-din'ē-ŭm klōr'īd),
The monohydrate of the quaternary salt of pyridine and cetyl chloride; a cationic detergent with antiseptic action against nonsporulating bacteria.

cetylpyridinium chloride

/ce·tyl·pyr·i·din·i·um chlo·ride/ (se″til-pir″ĭ-din´e-um) a cationic disinfectant; used as a local antiinfective administered sublingually or applied topically to intact skin and mucous membranes, and as a preservative in pharmaceutical preparations.

cetylpyridinium chloride

[sē′təlpī′ridin′ē·əm]
an antiinfective used as a preservative in pharmaceutic preparations and as a topical cleanser and local anesthetic (Cepacol).
indications It is prescribed prophylactically to prevent infection of the skin or mucous membranes.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug is the only contraindication.
note It is inactivated by soap, serum, and tissue fluids; therefore, the surface of the skin must be clean and well rinsed.

ce·tyl·pyr·i·din·i·um chlor·ide

(sē'til-pī'ri-din'ē-ŭm klōr'īd)
The monohydrate of the quaternary salt of pyridine and cetyl chloride; a cationic detergent with antiseptic action against nonsporulating bacteria.

cetylpyridinium chloride (sē´tilpir´idin´ēum),

n an antiinfective agent used as a topical disinfectant and as a preservative in prepared pharmaceutical compounds.

cetylpyridinium chloride

a cationic disinfectant used as a local anti-infective applied topically to intact skin or mucous membrane.
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