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(tavaborole) Topical Solution
KERYDIN (tavaborole) topical solution, 5% contains tavaborole, 5% (w/w) in a clear, colorless alcohol-based solution for topical use. The active ingredient, tavaborole, is an oxaborole antifungal with the chemical name of 5 fluoro-1,3-dihydro-1-hydroxy-2,1-benzoxaborole. The chemical formula is C7H6BFO2,the moecular weight is 151.93 and the structural formula is:
Tavaborole is a white to off-white powder. It is slightly soluble in water and freely soluble in ethanol and propylene glycol.
Each mL of KERYDIN contains 43.5 mg of tavaborole. Inactive ingredients include alcohol, edetate calcium disodium, and propylene glycol.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/21/2014
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