Active Ingredient History

Phenylmercuric acetate is a Fungicide. Phenylmercuric acetate has promising antifungal activity for the treatment of ocular fungal infections. In vitro studies have indicated that a vaginal contraceptive made of phenylmercuric acetate is an effective chemoprophylactic against Neisseria gonorrheae, Treponema pallidum, Candida albicans, Trichomonas vaginalis, and herpes simplex virus type 2. 2 clinical trials have shown that phenylmercuric acetate offered significant protection against gonorrheal infection. Phenylmercuric acetate was widely used as a spermicidal contraceptive.   NCATS

  • SMILES: CC([O-])=O.[Hg+]C1=CC=CC=C1
  • Mol. Mass: 336.74
  • ALogP: Missing data
  • ChEMBL Molecules: Missing data
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