Anisodine

Anisodine

Anisodine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
9-methyl-3-oxa-9-azatricyclo[3.2.1.02,4]non-7-yl α-hydroxy-α-(hydroxymethyl)benzeneacetate
Clinical data
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Identifiers
CAS number  N
ATC code None
PubChem
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C17H21NO5 
Mol. mass 319.35 g/mol
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Anisodine, also known as daturamine and α-hydroxyscopolamine, is an antispasmodic and anticholinergic drug used in the treatment of acute circulatory shock in China.[1][2] It is a tropane alkaloid and is found naturally in species of the Solanaceae family of plants.[2] Anisodine acts as a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor antagonist and α1-adrenergic receptor agonist.[1]

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References

  1. ^ a b Varma DR, Yue TL (March 1986). "Adrenoceptor blocking properties of atropine-like agents anisodamine and anisodine on brain and cardiovascular tissues of rats".  
  2. ^ a b Dictionary of pharmacological agents - Google Books.