Clioquinol


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity; child <2 yr. Do not apply on eczematous or broken skin and perforated tympanic membrane.
Special Precautions
Can stain fabric and skin. Avoid contact with eyes; avoid prolonged use. Not effective in the treatment of fungal infections of the scalp or nails. Discontinue if local irritation, rash, sensitivity occur.
Adverse Reactions
Severe irritation or hypersensitivity. Cross-sensitivity with other halogenated hydroxyquinolines. May discolour fair hair.
Potentially Fatal: May cause severe neurotoxicity.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
P01AA02 - clioquinol ; Belongs to the class of hydroxyquinoline derivatives antiprotozoals. Used in the treatment amoebiasis and other protozoal diseases.
S02AA05 - clioquinol ; Belongs to the class of antiinfectives used in the treatment of ear infections.
G01AC02 - clioquinol ; Belongs to the class of quinolone derivative antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of gynecological infections.
D09AA10 - clioquinol ; Belongs to the class of ointment dressings with antiinfectives.
D08AH30 - clioquinol ; Belongs to the class of quinolone derivative antiseptics. Used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
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