Chemical formula: C₂₈H₄₂Cl₂N₄O₂+₂ Molecular mass: 537.565 g/mol PubChem compound: 2131
Ambenonium (as ambenonium dichloride) is a cholinesterase inhibitor used in the management of myasthenia gravis. Ambenonium exerts its actions against myasthenia gravis by competitive reversible inhibition of acetylcholinesterase, the enzyme responsible for the hydrolysis of acetylcholine.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
|N Nervous system → N07 Other nervous system drugs → N07A Parasympathomimetics → N07AA Anticholinesterases
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