Amylmetacresol

Also known as: 3-methylphenol

Description

Amylmetacresol is an antibacterial and antiviral agent, and blocks voltage-gated Na channels in a local anesthetic-like manner. It relieves symptoms of sore throat/irritation of the throat. Amylmetacresol is thought to inhibit the inflammatory and pain mediators that are involved in the inflammation of the mouth and throat mucous membranes, as well as the sore throat.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations

Other medications with this active ingredient in combination: BUCOMAX BUCOMAX CON LIDOCAINA COLDANGIN INOVOX STREPSILS STREPSILS COOL ANTISEPTIC STREPSILS DUAL ACTION STREPSILS LIDOCAINE STREPSILS PLUS STREPSILS SORE THROAT STREPSILS VITAMIN C STREPSILS VITAMINE C TRACHSIL

2D Molecule Structure

2D representation of molecule

Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII)

05W904P57F - AMYLMETACRESOL

GGO4Y809LO - METACRESOL

CAS Registry Number

1300-94-3 - amylmetacresol

SNOMED-CT

421472002 - Amylmetacresol (substance)