glycopyrrolatemedical dictionary

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A muscarinic antagonist used as an antispasmodic, in some disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, and to reduce salivation with some anaesthetics.

Pharmacological action: anaesthesia adjuvants, muscarinic antagonists, parasympatholytics.

Chemical name: Pyrrolidinium, 3-((cyclopentylhydroxyphenylacetyl)oxy)-1,1-dimethyl-, bromide

(12 Dec 1998)