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Enilconazole

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Sally Anne Argyle


Introduction

Name

  • Enilconazole.

Class of drug

  • Member of the azole group of antifungal agents.
  • Topical antifungal.

Description

Chemical name

  • 1-[2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-2-(2-propenyloxy)ethyl]-1H-imidazole.
  • (+/-)-1-[beta-(allyloxy)-2,4-dichlorophenethyl]imidazole.

Molecular formula

  • C14H14Cl2N2O.

Physical properties

  • Oily yellow liquid.

Uses

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Indications

  • Has activity against organisms associated with ringworm (dermatophytosis)   Dermatophytosis  , including:
    • Trichophyton verrucosum.
    • Trichophyton mentagropihytes.
    • Trichopyton equinum.
    • Microsporum canis.
    • Microsporum gypseum.
    • Malassezia pachydermatis.

The use of enilconazole forMalassezia pachydermatisis unauthorized in the UK.

Administration

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Precautions

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Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Bertone J & Horspool L (2004) Eds. Equine Clinical Pharmacology. Saunders. ISBN: 0702024848.
  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (2004) 6th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society. ISBN: 0853695792.

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