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Atropine

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

In the US, Atropine (atropine systemic) 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.

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UK matches:

Scheme

USAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A03BA01,S01FA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000051-55-8

Chemical Formula

C17-H23-N-O3

Molecular Weight

289

Therapeutic Categories

Antidote

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

  • Atropine (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • (±)-Hyoscyamine (IS)
  • (RS)-Tropinyltropat (IS)
  • d,l-Hyoscyamine (IS)
  • Atropine (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Atropinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Atropine Methobromide (OS: BANM, JAN)
  • Methylatropinium bromatum (IS)
  • Mydriasine (IS)
  • NSC 61810 (IS)
  • Tropin (IS)
  • Atropine Methobromide (PH: BP 2012)
  • Methylatropine bromide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Méthylatropine, bromure de (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Methylatropini bromidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Methylatropiniumbromid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Atropine Sulfate (OS: USAN, BANM)
  • Atropine Sulfate Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Atropine (sulfate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Atropine Sulfate (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Atropine sulfate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Atropine Sulfate Hydrate (PH: JP XVI)
  • Atropini sulfas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Atropinsulfat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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