Aceclidine

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Aceclidine
Skeletal formula of aceclidine
Ball-and-stick model of the aceclidine molecule
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Topical (ophthalmic solution)
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  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
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Metabolismdeacetylation?
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ECHA InfoCard100.011.431 Edit this at Wikidata
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FormulaC9H15NO2
Molar mass169.221 g/mol g·mol−1
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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]

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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.