Active Ingredient History

  • Now
Mequinol (mequinol is 4-hydroxyanisole) is an active ingredient in topical drugs used for skin depigmentation. The mechanism of action of mequinol is unknown. Although mequinol is a substrate for the enzyme tyrosinase and acts as a competitive inhibitor of the formation of melanin precursors, the clinical significance of these findings is unknown.   NCATS

  • Mol. Mass: 124.1372
  • ALogP: 3.89
  • ChEMBL Molecules:
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  • Mechanism of Action:
  • Multi-specific: Missing data
  • Black Box: No
  • Availability: Discontinued
  • Delivery Methods: Missing data
  • Pro Drug: No

Combination drugs

2-aminobenzoate | 4ha | 4-hydroxyanisole | 4-hydroxyanisole, potassium salt | 4-hydroxyanisole, sodium salt | 4-methoxyphenol | bms-181158 | hqmme; hydroxyquinone methyl ether | hydroquinone methyl ether | hydroquinone monomethyl ether | leucobasal | leucodine b | leucodinine b | mechinolum | menthyl anthranilate | mequinol | meradimate | novo-dermoquinona | para-methoxyphenol | p-guaiacol | p-hydroxyanisol | p-hydroxyanisole | p-hydroxymethoxybenzene


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