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Ecothiopate Iodide



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Miotic agent

Glaucoma treatment

Cholinesterase inhibitor (parasympathomimetic agent, indirect acting)

Chemical Name

Etanaminium, 2-[(dietoxyphosphinyl)tio]-N,N,N-trimetyl-, iodide

Foreign Names

  • Ecothiopati iodidum (Latin)
  • Ecothiopat iodid (German)
  • Iodure d'ecothiopate (French)
  • Ioduro de ecotiopato (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ecothiopate Iodide (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Diethoxyphosphinylthiocholine iodide (IS)
  • Echothiophate Iodide (IS)
  • Ecostigmin iodid (IS)
  • MI 217 (IS)
  • Echothiophate Iodide (PH: USP 41)
  • Ecothiopate Iodide (PH: BP 1988, JP XVII)

Brand Name


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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