Various types of antiseptics their features and uses in first aid treatment-“Merbromin (Mercurochrome)”

Merbromin (Mercurochrome)

It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms.


it is an organic salt of mercury with weak antiseptic action

It is more bacteriostalic and less irritating and less toxic than inorganic salts of mercury.

It is used as antiseptic over dressing.

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