Antilirium

Active Ingredient(s): Physostigmine
Category: Vision / Eye Health



Antilirium Overview

Physostigmine (also known as eserine from éséré, the West African name for the Calabar bean) is a highly toxic parasympathomimetic alkaloid, specifically, a reversible cholinesterase inhibitor. It occurs naturally in the Calabar bean and the Manchineel tree. The chemical was synthesized for the first time in 1935 by Percy Lavon Julian and Josef Pikl. It is available in the U.S. under the trade names Antilirium and Isopto Eserine, and as eserine salicylate and eserine sulfate....

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Physostigmine
  • Injection: 1mg/ml
  • Ointment: 0.25%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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