Mesulfen
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2,8-dimethylthianthrene
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
Legal status
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Identifiers
CAS number  YesY
ATC code D10 P03 QP53
PubChem
UNII  YesY
KEGG  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C14H12S2 
Mol. mass 244.37508 g/mol
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Mesulfen is an anti-acne preparation[1] as well as a scabicide.[2] It is a dimethyl derivative of thianthrene.

References

  1. ^ Leoni, A.; Dudine, G. (1983). "Therapy of seborrhea, seborrheic eczema and acne with a soap with a mesulfen base". Giornale italiano di dermatologia e venereologia : organo ufficiale, Societa italiana di dermatologia e sifilografia 118 (2): XXI–XXIV.  
  2. ^ Meneghini, C. L.; Vena, G. A.; Angelini, G. (1982). "Contact dermatitis to scabicides". Contact dermatitis 8 (4): 285–286.