💊 Chemical information
Chemical formula: C22H21ClN2O8,C7H6O6S = 695.0.
CAS — 73816-42-9.
ATC — D10AF04.
ATC Vet — QD10AF04.
USP 31(Meclocycline Sulfosalicylate). pH of a 1% solution in water is between 2.5 and 3.5. Store in airtight containers. Protect from light.
Meclocycline is a tetracycline antibacterial derived from oxytetracycline. It is applied topically as the sulfosalicylate for the treatment of acne vulgaris and superficial skin infections. Potency is expressed in terms of meclocycline. Preparations containing the equivalent of 1 or 2% are available. Meclocycline sulfosalicylate has also been given as a pessary in the treatment of vulvovaginal infections.
USP 31: Meclocycline Sulfosalicylate Cream.
Proprietary PreparationsGer.: Meclosorb; Ital.: Mecloderm; Mecloderm Antiacne; Mecloderm Ovuli; Mecloderm Polvere Aspersoria†; Meclutin Semplice†. Multi-ingredient: Ital.: Anti-Acne; Mecloderm F; Meclutin†.
Published April 25, 2019.