What is it?
Clioquinol is an anti-fungal and anti-amoebic agent in pharmaceutical preparations.

How can I avoid it?
You should avoid contact with this substance. Avoidance requires reading labels, package inserts and on occasion, direct
communication with the manufacturer.

  • Anti-infective, antifungal and anti-amoebic agent in creams and ointments
  • Can be combined with topical steroids and antibiotic creams and ointments
  • Veterinary medications
  • May be used in oral form

Other names for Clioquinol:
  • 5-chloro-7-iodo-8-quinolinol
  • Barquinol
  • Budoform
  • Chloriodoquine
  • Chloroiodoquin
  • Eczecidin
  • Enteroquinol
  • Entero-Septol
  • Entero-Vioform
  • Enterozol
  • Hi-enterol
  • Iodochlorhydroxyquin
  • Iodochlorhydroxyquinoline
  • Iodoenterol
  • Quinambicide
  • Quinoform
  • Rometin
  • Vioform
Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Chlorhydroxyquinoline (Quinolor)
  • Diiodohydroxyquin (diiodoquin, iodoquinol)
  • Quinine

How safe is it?

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