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Summary of Mandelic Acid for the Improvement of Skin Conditions

  title={Summary of Mandelic Acid for the Improvement of Skin Conditions},
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
Mandelic acid has been used in medicine for many years as a urinary antiseptic. Methenamine mandelate (Mandelamine®, Parke-Davis, Morris Plains, NJ) has the urinary antiseptic action of both methenamine and mandelic acid. In concentrations of 35g to 50g/100L of urine, it inhibits Staphylococcus aureus, bacillus proteus, escher ichia col i , and aerobacter aerogenes. Chemically, mandelic acid has a structure similar to that of other well-known antibiotics.4 It is a nontoxic substance that, after… 

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