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Phenyl Mercuric Nitrate



Phenyl mercuric nitrate is used as topical antiseptics, disinfectants and fungicides. It is also used as preservative in several pharmaceutical preparations and as an anti-infective in medicated dressings.

How it works

Phenyl mercuric nitrate belongs to the class of medications called anti-infective agents. It inhibits or kills growth of bacteria or fungi. It also destroys the harmful microorganisms.

Common side effects



No medicine available

Expert advice

  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to phenyl mercuric nitrate or any of its ingredient.

Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)