Chemical Component Summary

NameDEQUALINIUM
Identifiers1-[10-(4-amino-2-methyl-quinolin-1-ium-1-yl)decyl]-2-methyl-quinolin-1-ium-4-amine
FormulaC30 H40 N4
Molecular Weight456.67
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCc1cc(N)c2ccccc2[n+]1CCCCCCCCCC[n+]3c(C)cc(N)c4ccccc34
InChIInChI=1S/C30H38N4/c1-23-21-27(31)25-15-9-11-17-29(25)33(23)19-13-7-5-3-4-6-8-14-20-34-24(2)22-28(32)26-16-10-12-18-30(26)34/h9-12,15-18,21-22,31-32H,3-8,13-14,19-20H2,1-2H3/p+2
InChIKeyPCSWXVJAIHCTMO-UHFFFAOYSA-P

Chemical Details

Formal Charge2
Atom Count74
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count77
Aromatic Bond Count22

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04209 
NameDequalinium
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
DescriptionDequalinium is a quaternary ammonium cation that contains two quaternary quinolinium units linked by an N-decylene chain. It is an antiseptic and disinfectant agent with a broad bactericidal and fungicidal activity. It is most commonly available as a dichloride salt but is available as other various salts as well. It is used in wound dressings and mouth infections and may also have antifungal action, but may associate with skin ulceration. Dequalinium chloride is used as an active ingredient in tablets as Fluomizin for vaginal bacterial infections and in topical bacteriostat formulation as Dequadin. It has been studied for use in treatment of malaria and acute promyelocytic leukemia. Its multiple mode of action is thought to reduce the risk of resistance of pathogens.
Synonyms
  • Dequalinium bromide
  • 1,1'-Decamethylenebis(4-aminoquinaldinium chloride)
  • Dequalinium acetate
  • Dequalinium iodide
  • Decamethylenebis(4-aminoquinaldinium chloride)
Brand Names
  • Dequadin Mint Loz 0.25mg
  • Dequadin Oral Paint
  • Dequadin
  • Dequadin Oral Paint .5%
IndicationEffective local treatment as vaginal tablets for infections such as fluor vaginalis, bacterial vaginosis, aerobic vaginitis, vulvo-vaginal candidiasis and trichomoniasis. Used as a topical antimicrobial agent.
Categories
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Antiseptics and Disinfectants
  • Dermatologicals
  • Genito Urinary System and Sex Hormones
ATC-Code
  • D08AH01
  • R02AA02
  • G01AC05
CAS number6707-58-0

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Acriflavine resistance protein BMPNFFIDRPIFAWVIAIIIMLAGGLAILKLPVAQYPTIAPPAVTISASYP...unknown
HTH-type transcriptional regulator QacRMNLKDKILGVAKELFIKNGYNATTTGEIVKLSESSKGNLYYHFKTKENLF...unknown
E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase XIAPMTFNSFEGSKTCVPADINKEEEFVEEFNRLKTFANFPSGSPVSASTLARA...unknownantagonist,inhibitor
cGMP-gated cation channel alpha-1MKLSMKNNIINTQQSFVTMPNVIVPDIEKEIRRMENGACSSFSEDDDSAS...unknownblocker
Calcium-activated potassium channel subunit alpha-1MANGGGGGGGSSGGGGGGGGSSLRMSSNIHANHLSLDASSSSSSSSSSSS...unknowninhibitor
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682