Polynoxylin

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Polynoxylin
Polynoxylin skeletal.svg
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  • (poly) methylene-N,N'-bis(hydroxymethyl)urea
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Formula(C4H8N2O3)n
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Polynoxylin (trade name Anaflex in Egypt[1]) is an antiseptic for local treatment of the skin and the mouth. It is a formaldehyde releasing antimicrobial polymer.[2]

References

  1. ^ International Drug Names: Anaflex 10%. Accessed 2020-08-01.
  2. ^ Kingston D (September 1965). "Release of formaldehyde from polynoxylin and noxythiolin". Journal of Clinical Pathology. 18 (5): 666–7. doi:10.1136/jcp.18.5.666. PMC 473043. PMID 5835451.