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Propantheline Bromide

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Spasmolytic agent

Muscarinic receptor antagonist (anticholinergic, parasympatholytic agent)

Gastric acid secretion inhibitor

Chemical Names

N-Metyl-N,N-bis(1-metyletyl)-2-[(9H-xanten-9-ylcarbonyl)oxy]etanaminium bromide (Ph. Eur., BP, JP)

β-diisopropylaminoetyl xantene-9-carboxylate metylbromide (WHO)

2-Propanaminium, N-metyl-N-(1-metyletyl)-N-[2-[(9H-xanten-9-ylcarbonyl)oxy]etyl]-, bromide (USP)

Foreign Names

  • Propanthelini Bromidum (Latin)
  • Propanthelin bromid (German)
  • Propanthéline, bromure de (French)
  • Propantelina, bromuro de (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Propantelina bromuro (OS: DCIT)
  • Propantheline Bromide (OS: JAN, BAN)
  • SC 3171 (IS)
  • UNII-UX9Z118X9F (IS)
  • Propanthelinbromid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Propantheline Bromide (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Propantheline bromide (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Propanthéline, bromure de (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Propanthelini bromidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 2)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States
WHOWorld Health Organization

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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