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Sulconazole

Sulconazole
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-(2-{[(4-Chlorophenyl)methyl]sulfanyl}-2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)ethyl)-1H-imidazole
Clinical data
Trade names Exelderm
AHFS/Drugs.com
MedlinePlus
Routes of
administration
Topical
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  N
ATC code D01
PubChem CID:
ChemSpider  Y
UNII  Y
KEGG  Y
ChEBI  N
ChEMBL  Y
Chemical data
Formula C18H15Cl3N2S
Molecular mass 397.749 g/mol
 N   

Sulconazole (trade name Exelderm) is an antifungal medication of the imidazole class. It is available as a cream or solution to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, and sun fungus.[1][2] Although not used commercially for insect control, sulconazole nitrate exhibits a strong anti-feeding effect on the keratin-digesting Australian carpet beetle larvae Anthrenocerus australis.[3]


References

  1. ^ Drugs.com: sulconazole topical
  2. ^ Fromtling, R. A. (1988). "Overview of medically important antifungal azole derivatives". Clinical Microbiology Reviews 1 (2): 187–217.  
  3. ^ Sunderland, M. R.; Cruickshank, R. H.; Leighs, S. J. (2014). “The efficacy of antifungal azole and antiprotozoal compounds in protection of wool from keratin-digesting insect larvae”. Textile Research Journal 84 (9): 924–931. http://trj.sagepub.com/content/84/9/924
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