Active ingredient description

Aceclidine acts as a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor agonist and is a parasympathomimetic miotic agent used in the treatment of narrow angle glaucoma. It decreases intraocular pressure.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01E Antiglaucoma preparations and miotics → S01EB Parasympathomimetics
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Chemical formula: C₉H₁₅NO₂
Molecular mass: 169.224 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 6109-70-2
CAS Substance: 827-61-2
DrugBank Drug: DB13262
PubChem Compound: 1979
UNII Identifier: 0578K3ELIO