Compound name: Acriflavine
Description: Monovalent cationic dye, acridine group, used as antiseptic and dye. Generic name acriflavinium chloride. Acridine dyes (eg, acriflavine, proflavin, aminacrine) are more active against gram-positive bacteria. Their activity is enhanced in alkaline medium and antagonized by hypochlorites. Impregnated bandages and gauze and acriflavine jelly have been used extensively for treatment of burns.
Database Links: CHEBI:383703