Ambenonium

Active ingredient description

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.

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
Classification
Ambenonium
N Nervous system → N07 Other nervous system drugs → N07A Parasympathomimetics → N07AA Anticholinesterases
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Medicines

Ambenonium is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

France

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

L16PUN799N - AMBENONIUM

CAS registry number

115-79-7 - ambenonium chloride

SNOMED-CT

387197009 - Ambenonium (substance)