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Atropine (International)

Note: In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Atropine (atropine ophthalmic) is a member of the following drug classes: anticholinergic chronotropic agents, anticholinergics/antispasmodics, antidotes and is used to treat Anticholinesterase Poisoning, AV Heart Block, Bradyarrhythmia and Organophosphate Poisoning.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Spasmolytic agent

Drug acting on the gastrointestinal system

Muscarinic receptor antagonist (anticholinergic, parasympatholytic agent)

Mydriatic agent

Chemical Name

Benzeneacetic acid, α-(hydroxymetyl)- 8-metyl-8-azabicyclo[3.2.1]oct-3-yl ester endo-(±)-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.

Further information

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