Acriflavine is now used primarily as a topical antiseptic and is often mixed with proflavine for commercial preparations.In the aquarium hobby, it is used to treat a variety of ailments from fungal infections in fish to disinfecting and treating open wounds. Acriflavine is also used to disinfect fish eggs, thus preventing egg loss to fungus. It may also be used as an alternative to Malachite Green for the treatment of disease in scale-less fish such as catfish, elephant-nose, and some members of the Characin family.
Mainly used in pig, cattle, sheep, horses and other animals against the pear-shaped worm in the blood disease, babesiosis, toxoplasmosis, pigs with red cell body disease, and the pig infectious pleuropneumonia, Enzootic Pneumoniae of pigs , swine erysipelas, mastitis, calf scours, canine distemper and cause a fever is not retreated, jaundice, anemia, yellow or red urine, skin redness and swelling, asthma, mucosa pale, melancholy spirit, loss of appetite, constipation, diarrhea and etc.
Acriflavine is a fluorescent dye used as a biological stain and as a local antiseptic agent for the skin and mucous membranes. It is known to inhibit mitochondriogenesis. Both acriflavin and proflavin having dibenzopyridine structure are used in the synthesis dyes and drugs.
Initially developed in 1912, it was obtained from co‘al tar and is available as an orange-brown powder. It was first introduced as an antiseptic and was used during WW1 to combat the parasites that caused sleeping sickness. At one time it was used in the treatment of gonorrhea but has since been replaced by more effective antibiotics.
November 2, 2021 8:22 am
December 31, 9999
Shijiazhuang City, Hebei Province, China
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