Phloroglucinol

(BAN)
Phloroglucinol Chemical formula

💊 Chemical information

Floroglucinol; Floroglucynol; Floroglusinoli; Phloroglucin; Phloroglucinolum. Benzene-1,3,5-triol.
Chemical formula: C6H6O3 = 126.1.
CAS — 108-73-6.
ATC — A03AX12.
ATC Vet — QA03AX12.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur., which also includes the dihydrate.

Ph. Eur. 6.2 (Phloroglucinol, Anhydrous; Phloroglucinolum Anhydricum). A white or almost white powder. Sparingly soluble in water; freely soluble in alcohol; practically insoluble in dichloromethane. A 1% solution in a mixture of alcohol and water has a pH of 4.0 to 6.0. Protect from light.

Ph. Eur. 6.2 (Phloroglucinol Dihydrate; Phloroglucinolum Dihydricum). A white or almost white powder. Sparingly soluble in water; freely soluble in alcohol; practically insoluble in dichloromethane. A 1% solution in a mixture of alcohol and water has a pH of 4.0 to 6.0. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Phloroglucinol is used as an antispasmodic sometimes in combination with trimethylphloroglucinol. It has been given by mouth, intravenous or intramuscular injection, and rectally.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Arg.: Pasmovit; Fr.: Spasfon-Lyoc; Spassirex; Ital.: Spasmex; Mex.: Panclasa. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Nero; Belg.: Spasfon; Fr.: Meteoxane; Spasfon; Gr.: Spasfon; Ital.: Spasmex; Mex.: Klonaza; Morelax; Panclasa.
Published May 08, 2019.