Aceclidine

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Aceclidine
Skeletal formula of aceclidine
Ball-and-stick model of the aceclidine molecule
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Routes of
administration
Ocular
ATC code S01EB08 (WHO)
Legal status
Legal status
  • ℞ (Prescription only)
Identifiers
CAS Number 827-61-2 N
6109-70-2 (HCl)
PubChem (CID) 1979
ChemSpider 1902 YesY
UNII 0578K3ELIO YesY
KEGG D02750 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL20835 YesY
Chemical and physical data
Formula C9H15NO2
Molar mass 169.221 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
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Aceclidine (Glaucostat, Glaunorm, Glaudin) is a parasympathomimetic miotic agent used in the treatment of narrow angle glaucoma. It decreases intraocular pressure.

Adverse effects[edit]

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

Mechanism of action[edit]

Aceclidine acts as a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor agonist.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shannon HE, Hart JC, Bymaster FP, et al. (August 1999). "Muscarinic receptor agonists, like dopamine receptor antagonist antipsychotics, inhibit conditioned avoidance response in rats". J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 290 (2): 901–7. PMID 10411607.