Medical Definition of Benzethonium

1. Bactericidal cationic quaternary ammonium surfactant used as a topical anti-infective agent. It is an ingredient in medicaments, deodorants, mouthwashes, etc., and is used to disinfect apparatus, etc., in the food processing and pharmaceutical industries, in surgery, and also as a preservative. The compound is toxic orally as a result of neuromuscular blockade. Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, local. Chemical name: Benzenemethanaminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-(2-(2-(4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenoxy)ethoxy)ethyl)-, chloride (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Benzethonium

benzenesulfonamides
benzenesulfonates
benzenesulfonic acid
benzenethiol
benzenic
benzenium ion
benzenium ions
benzenoid
benzenoids
benzenol
benzenols
benzenonium
benzenonium ion
benzestrol
benzethidine
benzethonium (current term)
benzethonium chloride
benzhydryl compounds
benzhydrylpiperazine
benzhydrylpiperazines
benzidin
benzidine
benzidine test
benzidines
benzidins
benzil
benzile
benzilic acid
benzils
benzimidazole

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