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Aceclidine



Aceclidine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-8-yl acetate
Identifiers
CAS number 827-61-2
(or 6109-70-2 [HCl])
ATC code S01EB08
PubChem 1979
Chemical data
Formula C9H15NO2 
Mol. mass 169.221 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status

Prescription only

Routes Ocular

Aceclidine (INN) (trade names Glaucostat, Glaunorm, Glaudin) is a parasympathomimetic miotic agent used in the treatment of narrow angle glaucoma. It decreases intraocular pressure.

Additional recommended knowledge

Mechanism of action

Aceclidine acts primarily on the muscarinic receptor.

Side effects

Side effects of aceclidine include increased salivation, bradycardia (in excessive doses).

References

  • ACECLIDINE CHLORHYDRATE [Article in French] Biam. Last update: 2 September 1999. Accessed 13 September 2005 (UTC)
  • ACECLIDINE (АЦЕКЛИДИН) [Article in Russian] ViDAL 2005. Accessed 13 September 2005.


 
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