Edrophonium

Category: Myasthenic Syndrome



Edrophonium Overview

Edrophonium is a readily reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. It prevents breakdown of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and acts by competitively inhibiting the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, mainly at the neuromuscular junction. It is sold under the trade names Tensilon and Enlon (according to FDA Orange Book). Contents 1 Clinical uses 2 Chemistry 3 Pharmacokinetics 4 References 5 Further reading Clinical uses Edrophonium (by the so-called Tensilon test) is used to differentiate...

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Edrophonium
  • Injection: 10mg/ml
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