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Atropine Methonitrate



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Muscarinic receptor antagonist (anticholinergic, parasympatholytic agent)

Chemical Names

(±) 8-metyl-3-tropoyloxytropane nitrate (WHO)

8-Azoniabicyclo[3.2.1]octane, 3-(3-hydroxy-1-oxo-2-phenylpropoxy)-8,8-dimetyl-, endo-(±)-, nitrate (salt) (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Atropini methonitras (Latin)
  • Atropin methonitrat (German)
  • Méthonitrate d'atropine (French)
  • Metonitrato de atropina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Atropina metonitrato (OS: DCIT)
  • Atropine Methonitrate (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Methylatropine Nitrate (OS: USAN)
  • dl-Hyoscyamine methylnitrate (IS)
  • Eumydrine (IS)
  • Metanite (IS)
  • Pylostropin (IS)
  • UNII-Q48D9J47K2 (IS)
  • Atropine Methonitrate (PH: BP 2012)
  • Atropini methonitras (PH: Ph. Int. 2)
  • Méthylatropine (nitrate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Methylatropine nitrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Methylatropini nitras (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Methylatropiniumnitrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Butropina (Atropine Methonitrate and Secbutabarbital)
    Vincenti, Venezuela
  • Virulex Forte (Atropine Methonitrate and Moroxydine, + Paracetamol, + Scopolamine)
    Pascual, Hong Kong


BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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