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Acetylcholine Chloride



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Miotic agent

Muscarinic receptor agonist (parasympathomimetic agent, direct acting)

Chemical Names

2-Acetoxyetyltrimetylammonium chloride (WHO, BAN)

Etanaminium, 2-(acetyloxy)-N,N,N-trimetyl-, chloride (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Acetylcholini Chloridum (Latin)
  • Acetylcholin chlorid (German)
  • Chlorure d'Acétylcholine (French)
  • Cloruro de acetilcolina (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Acetilcolina Cusi
    Alcon Cusi, Spain
  • Acetilcolina Intraocular 1%
    Quifarmed, Colombia
  • Miochol
    Bausch & Lomb, Ireland; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Portugal
  • Miochol E
    Bausch & Lomb Swiss, Switzerland
  • Miochole
    Chauvin Bausch & Lomb, France
  • Miochol-E
    Bausch & Lomb, Finland; Bausch & Lomb, New Zealand; Bausch & Lomb, Sweden; Bausch & Lomb, South Africa; Bausch & Lomb UK, United Kingdom; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Germany; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Greece; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Netherlands; Novartis, Indonesia; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, United States; Novartis Pharma, Israel; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Australia; Novartis, Hong Kong; OMJ, Hong Kong
  • Miochol-E (Acetylcholine Chloride and Mannitol)
    Novartis, Lebanon
  • Miovisin
    Alfa Wassermann, Latvia; Farmigea, Italy; Farmigea, Malta
  • OQ-Miot
    Oftalmoquimica, Colombia
  • Ovisot
    Daiichi Sankyo, Japan


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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