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Octenidine dihydrochloride, a modern antiseptic for skin, mucous membranes and wounds.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20484966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Octenidine dihydrochloride (octenidine) was introduced for skin, mucous membrane and wound antisepsis more than 20 years ago. Until now, a wealth of knowledge has been gained, including in vitro and animal studies on efficacy, tolerance, safety and clinical experience both from case reports and prospective controlled trials. Nowadays, octenidine is an established antiseptic in a large field of applications and represents an alternative to older substances such as chlorhexidine, polyvidone-iodine or triclosan. The review is based on the current literature and unpublished original data as well.
Authors:
N-O Hübner; J Siebert; A Kramer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-05-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skin pharmacology and physiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1660-5535     ISO Abbreviation:  Skin Pharmacol Physiol     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-28     Completed Date:  2010-11-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101188418     Medline TA:  Skin Pharmacol Physiol     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  244-58     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 S. Karger AG, Basel.
Affiliation:
Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany. nhuebner@uni-greifswald.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Administration, Topical
Animals
Anti-Infective Agents, Local / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Antisepsis / methods*
Humans
Mucous Membrane / drug effects,  microbiology
Pyridines / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Skin / drug effects,  microbiology
Wounds and Injuries / drug therapy,  microbiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Infective Agents, Local; 0/Pyridines; 71251-02-0/octenidine

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