potassium permanganate

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference


a salt of potassium, a solution of which has antiseptic and astringent properties and is applied to the skin to treat weeping eczema. It irritates mucous membranes and is poisonous if taken into the body.

Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.