Trichloroacetic Acid

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Trichloroacetic acid (TCA; TCAA; also known as trichloroethanoic acid) is an analogue of acetic acid in which the three hydrogen atoms of the methyl group have all been replaced by chlorine atoms. Salts and esters of trichloroacetic acid are called trichloroacetates. Contents 1 Synthesis 2 Use 3 History 4 See also 5 References 6 External links Synthesis It is prepared by the reaction of chlorine with acetic acid in the presence of a suitable catalyst. CH3COOH + 3Cl2 → CCl3COOH...

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Trichloroacetic acid TCA medical uses

I'm planning on using 80% TCA trichloroacetic acid in xanthelasma palpebrarum. Several articles compared the efficacy of 3 different strengths including 100% with excellent results. I;m looking for other who have experience with this treatment. CONCLUSION: 100% TCA gives the best results in papulo-nodular lesions, 100% or 70% TCA give similar results in flat plaque xanthelasma and in macular lesions 50% is sufficient. Hypopigmentation is the commonest side effect, followed by hyperpigmentation. Scarring is a minor problem.

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Trichloroacetic Acid
  • Liquid: 15%, 80%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Trichloroacetic Acid: (3 results)

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  • 66538-501 Trichloroacetic Acid 15% 15 g/100ml Topical Liquid by Crc (Cosmoceutical Research Center)
  • 66538-502 Trichloroacetic Acid 30% 30 g/100ml Topical Liquid by Crc (Cosmoceutical Research Center)
  • 66538-503 Trichloroacetic Acid 50% 30 g/100ml Topical Liquid by Crc (Cosmoceutical Research Center)

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