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Oxitropium Bromide



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories


Muscarinic receptor antagonist (anticholinergic, parasympatholytic agent)

Chemical Name

(1R,2R,4S,5S,7s,9s)-9-etyl-7-{[(2S)-3-hydroxy-2-phenylpropanoyl]oxy}-9-metyl-3-oxa-9-azoniatricyclo[²,⁴]nonane bromide (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Oxitropii bromidum (Latin)
  • Oxitropium bromid (German)
  • Bromure d'Oxitropium (French)
  • Bromuro de oxitropio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Oxitropium (bromure d') (OS: DCF)
  • Oxitropium Bromide (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Ba 253 (Boehringer Ingelheim) (IS)
  • Ba 253-BR-L (Boehringer Ingelheim) (IS)
  • Oxitropii bromidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Oxitropium bromide (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Oxitropium Bromide (PH: BP 2018)

Brand Names

  • Oxivent
    Boehringer Ingelheim, Italy
  • Tersigan
    Nippon Boehringer Ingelheim, Japan


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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