Potassium Hydroxyquinoline Sulfate

(USAN)

💊 Chemical information

Oxiquinol potásico; Oxyquinol Potassium; Potassii Hydroxyquinolini Sulphas; Potassium Hydroxyquinoline Sulphate; Potassium Oxyquinoline Sulphate.
CAS — 14534-95-3.
ATC — A01AB07; D08AH03; G01AC30; R02AA14.
ATC Vet — QA01AB07; QD08AH03; QG01AC30; QR02AA14.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Br., Fr., and Ger.

BP 2008

(Potassium Hydroxyquinoline Sulphate). An equimolecular mixture of potassium sulfate and quinolin-8-ol sulfate monohydrate. It contains 50.6 to 52.6% of quinolin-8-ol and 29.5 to 32.5% of potassium sulfate, calculated with reference to the anhydrous substance. A pale yellow, odourless or almost odourless, microcrystalline powder. Freely soluble in water; insoluble in ether. On extraction with hot dehydrated alcohol a residue of potassium sulfate and a solution of quinolin-8-ol sulfate are obtained.

💊 Profile

Hydroxyquinoline sulfate and potassium hydroxyquinoline sulfate have antibacterial, antifungal, and deodorant properties, and have been used similarly in the topical treatment of skin, oropharyngeal, and vaginal disorders. Potassium hydroxyquinoline sulfate is often used with benzoyl peroxide. Derivatives of hydroxyquinoline including the salicylate, benzoate, borate, hydrofluoride, iodochloride, silicofluoride, and sodium hydroxyquinoline sulfate have been used similarly.

💊 Preparations

BP 2008: Potassium Hydroxyquinoline Sulphate and Benzoyl Peroxide Cream.

Proprietary Preparations

Ger.: Leioderm; Ital.: Aftir Shampoo; Neth.: Superol. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Curisept†; Austral.: Aci-Jel†; Belg.: Aseptosyl†; Braz.: Andolba; Cerumin; Colpolase; Lacto Vagin†; Leucocida†; Malvatricin Ginecologico; Malvatricin Pastilhas; Malvatricin Pronto; Malvatricin Solucao para diluir; Malvatricin Spray; Pan-Emecort†; Senol†; Chile: Diproquin; Cz.: Aviril H†; Fr.: Chromargon; Dermacide; Nestosyl; Ger.: Chinosol; Leioderm P; Hung.: Germicid†; Irl.: Quinocort†; Quinoderm; Valderma†; Ital.: Disinfene; Ustiosan; Viderm†; NZ: Aci-Jel†; Philipp.: Auralgan; Port.: Apyrol†; Queimax; Rus.: Contraceptin T (Контрацептин Т); S.Afr.: Cuticura†; Oto-Phen Forte; Quinoderm; Universal Earache Drops; Switz.: Benzocaine PD; Rectoseptal-Neo bismuthe; Rectoseptal-Neo simple; UK: Quinoderm; Valderma; USA: Acid Jelly; Auroguard Otic; Fem pH; Medicone Derma†; Oxyzal; Stypto-Caine; Trimo-San; Triv; Venez.: Borogin; Fluquinol†.
Published May 08, 2019.