(Science: chemical) 1-(hydroxymethyl)-3-methyl-2-thiourea. Local antibacterial that probably acts by releasing formaldehyde in aqueous solutions. It is used for irrigation of infected body cavities – bladder, peritoneum, etc. And as a spray for burns.
Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, local.
Chemical name: Thiourea, N-(hydroxymethyl)-N’-methyl-