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Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 71-81-8
ATC code  ?
PubChem 3775
Chemical data
Formula C23H33N2O1 + 
Mol. mass 353.52092 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


Legal status


Routes Oral

Isopropamide is a long-acting anticholinergic drug. It is used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and other gastrointestinal disorders marked by hyperacidity and hypermotility. Chemically, it contains a quaternary ammonium group. It was discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1954.


  • Seeherman R, Isopropamide iodide: a long-acting anticholinergic, Del Med J. 1957 Oct;29(10):265-9.
  • Boss EG Jr, Buchanan GC, Effect of isopropamide iodide on basal gastric secretion in the human, Gastroenterology. 1957 Nov;33(5):730-6.
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