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Alcuronium Chloride



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Muscle relaxant, peripherally acting

Chemical Names

N,N'-diallylnortoxiferinium dichloride (WHO)

Toxiferine I, 4,4'-didemethyl-4,4'-di-2-propenyl-, dichloride (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Alcuronii Chloridum (Latin)
  • Alcuronium chlorid (German)
  • Chlorure d'alcuronium (French)
  • Cloruro de alcuronio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Alcuronium Chloride (OS: USAN, JAN, BAN)
  • Alcuronum (IS)
  • Ro 4-3816 (IS: Roche)
  • Alcuronii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Alcuronium (chlorure d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Alcuronium Chloride (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Alcuronium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Alcuroniumchlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names


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

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