Aceclidine

Aceclidine

Aceclidine
Skeletal formula of aceclidine
Ball-and-stick model of the aceclidine molecule
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-Azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl acetate
Clinical data
AHFS/Drugs.com
Legal status
  • (Prescription only)
Routes of
administration
Ocular
Identifiers
CAS Registry Number  N
6109-70-2 (HCl)
ATC code S01
PubChem CID:
ChemSpider  Y
UNII  Y
KEGG  Y
ChEMBL  Y
Chemical data
Formula C9H15NO2
Molecular mass 169.221 g/mol
 N   

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

Contents

  • Adverse effects 1
  • Mechanism of action 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Adverse effects

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

Mechanism of action

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

See also

References

  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.