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Aceclidine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-azabicyclo [2.2.2]oct- 3-yl acetate
Identifiers
CAS number 827-61-2
6109-70-2 (HCl)
ATC code S01EB08
PubChem 1979
ChemSpider 1902
Chemical data
Formula C 9H15NO2  
Mol. mass 169.221 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status Prescription only
Routes Ocular
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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

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

Mechanism of action

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

References

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