"Methacholine Chloride" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A quaternary ammonium parasympathomimetic agent with the muscarinic actions of ACETYLCHOLINE. It is hydrolyzed by ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE at a considerably slower rate than ACETYLCHOLINE and is more resistant to hydrolysis by nonspecific CHOLINESTERASES so that its actions are more prolonged. It is used as a parasympathomimetic bronchoconstrictor agent and as a diagnostic aid for bronchial asthma. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1116)
- Methacholine Chloride
- Chloride, Methacholine
- Acetyl-beta-methacholine Chloride
- Acetyl beta methacholine Chloride
- 2-(Acetyloxy)-N,N,N-trimethyl-1-propanaminium Chloride
- Acetyl-2-methylcholine Chloride
- Acetyl 2 methylcholine Chloride
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