Aceclidine

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Aceclidine
Skeletal formula of aceclidine
Ball-and-stick model of the aceclidine molecule
Clinical data
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administration
Topical (ophthalmic solution)
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Legal status
  • In general: ℞ (Prescription only)
Pharmacokinetic data
Metabolismdeacetylation?
Identifiers
  • 1-Azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl acetate; 3-Quinuclidinyl Acetate
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC9H15NO2
Molar mass169.224 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • O=C(OC2C1CCN(CC1)C2)C
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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 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. PMID 10411607.