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Edrophonium Chloride

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000116-38-1

Chemical Formula

C10-H16-Cl-N-O

Molecular Weight

201

Therapeutic Categories

Antidote: Curare antagonist

Diagnostic agent

Chemical Name

Benzenaminium, N-etyl-3-hydroxy-N,N-dimetyl-, chloride

Foreign Names

  • Edrophonii chloridum (Latin)
  • Edrophonium chlorid (German)
  • Chlorure d'edrophonium (French)
  • Cloruro de edrofonio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Edrophonium Chloride (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Edrophoni chloridum (PH: Ph. Int. 2)
  • Edrophonii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Edrophonium Chloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Edrophonium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

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

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