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Edrophonium

In the US, Edrophonium (edrophonium systemic) is a member of the drug class cholinergic muscle stimulants and is used to treat Reversal of Nondepolarizing Muscle Relaxants.

US matches:

Scheme

USAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000312-48-1

Chemical Formula

[C10-H16-N-O]+

Molecular Weight

166

Therapeutic Category

Cholinesterase inhibitor (parasympathomimetic agent, indirect acting)

Foreign Name

  • Edrophonium-Kation (German)

Generic Names

  • Benzenaminium, N-ethyl-3-hydroxy-N,N-dimethyl- (IS)
  • Edrophonium (IS)
  • Edrophonium Cation (IS)
  • Ethyl(M-Hydroxyphenyl)Dimethylammonium (IS)
  • UNII-70FP3JLY7N (IS)

Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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