Meclocycline Sulfosalicylate

(USAN)

💊 Chemical information

Meclociclina, sulfosalicilato de; Meclocycline Sulphosalicylate. Meclocycline 5-sulphosalicylate.
Chemical formula: C22H21ClN2O8,C7H6O6S = 695.0.
CAS — 73816-42-9.
ATC — D10AF04.
ATC Vet — QD10AF04.

Pharmacopoeias.

In US.

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.

💊 Profile

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.

💊 Preparations

USP 31: Meclocycline Sulfosalicylate Cream.

Proprietary Preparations

Ger.: Meclosorb; Ital.: Mecloderm; Mecloderm Antiacne; Mecloderm Ovuli; Mecloderm Polvere Aspersoria†; Meclutin Semplice†. Multi-ingredient: Ital.: Anti-Acne; Mecloderm F; Meclutin†.
Published April 25, 2019.