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Methanthelinium Bromide



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


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Therapeutic Categories

Spasmolytic agent

Muscarinic receptor antagonist (anticholinergic, parasympatholytic agent)

Gastric acid secretion inhibitor

Chemical Name

Etanaminium, N,N-dietyl-N-metyl-2-[(9H-xanten-9-ylcarbonyl)oxy]-, bromide

Foreign Names

  • Methanthelinii bromidum (Latin)
  • Methanthelinium bromid (German)
  • Bromure de méthanthélinium (French)
  • Bromuro de metantelinio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Metantelinio bromuro (OS: DCIT)
  • Methanthelinium Bromide (OS: BAN)
  • Avagal (IS)
  • Dixamonum (IS)
  • MTB 51 (IS)
  • SC 2910 (IS)
  • Methantheline Bromide (PH: USP XXII)

Brand Name


BANBritish Approved Name
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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