Definition of Clioquinol

1. Noun. Drug used to treat certain fungal infection (as athlete's foot).


Definition of Clioquinol

1. Noun. An antifungal and antiprotozoal hydroxyquinoline drug, neurotoxic in large doses. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Clioquinol

1. A potentially neurotoxic 8-hydroxyquinoline derivative long used as a topical anti-infective, intestinal antiamebic, and vaginal trichomonacide. The oral preparation has been shown to cause subacute myelo-optic neuropathy and has been banned worldwide. Pharmacological action: amebicides, anti-infective agents, local. Chemical name: 8-Quinolinol, 5-chloro-7-iodo- (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Clioquinol

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1. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"clioquinol clioquinol (5-chloro-7-iodo-8-hydroxy- quinoline) was initially ... (35), who reported that subchronic administration of clioquinol to beagle ..."

2. Drug Labeling in Developing Countries by United States, Office of Technology Assessment, Congress, House (1993)
"IOCU: The clioquinol Study A larger study was done during 1974 and 1975 on ... By the early 1970s, clioquinol was implicated in an epidemic of subacute ..."

3. Drug Labeling In Developing Countriesby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"I IOCU: The clioquinol Study A larger study was done during 1974 and 1975 on ... By the early 1970s, clioquinol was implicated in an epidemic of subacute ..."

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