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Information of Propamidine from BacMet

Compound Information

  • Compound name: Propamidine

  • Chemical Class: Diamidine

  • Description: Divalent cation. Propamidine is an antiseptic and disinfectant. Propamidine isethionate, the salt of propamidine with isethionic acid, is used in the treatment of Acanthamoeba infection. Propamidine and dibromopropamidine are members of the aromatic diamidine group of compounds which possess bacteriostatic properties against a wide range of organisms. Propamidine and dibromopropamidine exert rapid and intense anti-bacterial action against pyogenic cocci, antibiotic-resistant staphylococci and some Gram-negative bacilli. Activity is retained in the presence of organic matter such as pus and lacrimal secretion.

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