Oxyquinoline C₉H₇NO
Also known as: 8-Hydroxyquinoline Oxine

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AB Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
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D Dermatologicals → D08 Antiseptics and disinfectants → D08A Antiseptics and disinfectants → D08AH Quinoline derivatives
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G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G01 Gynecological antiinfectives and antiseptics → G01A ANTIINFECTIVES AND ANTISEPTICS, EXCL. COMBINATIONS WITH CORTICOSTEROIDS → G01AC Quinoline derivatives
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R Respiratory system → R02 Throat preparations → R02A Throat preparations → R02AA Antiseptics
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Chemical formula: C₉H₇NO
Molecular mass: 145.158 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 148-24-3
DrugBank Drug: DB11145
PubChem Compound: 1923
RxNorm Ingredient: 110
SNOMED-CT Concept: 387184007
Oxyquinoline (substance)
SNOMED-CT Concept: 77245001
Oxyquinoline (substance)
UNII Identifier: 5UTX5635HP


Oxyquinoline is an active ingredient of these brands:

Australia (AU)

Brazil (BR)

France (FR)

Ireland (IE)

  • (combination) QUINODERM as Potassium hydroxyquinoline sulfate

New Zealand (NZ)

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