Genapax

Active Ingredient(s): Gentian Violet
FDA Approved: * February 2, 1977
Pharm Company: * KEY PHARMS
Category: Antifungal

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Genapax Overview

Crystal violet or gentian violet, also known as methyl violet 10B or hexamethyl pararosaniline chloride, is a triarylmethane dye used as a histological stain and in Gram's method of classifying bacteria. Crystal violet has antibacterial, antifungal, and anthelmintic (vermicide) properties and was formerly important as a topical antiseptic. The medical use of the dye has been largely superseded by more modern drugs, although it is still listed by the World Health Organization. The name gentian...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Gentian Violet
  • Solution: 1%, 2%
  • Tampon: 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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