Active Ingredient(s): Mecamylamine
FDA Approved: * March 1, 1956
Pharm Company: * TARGACEPT
Category: Blood Pressure

Mecamylamine (INN, BAN; or mecamylamine hydrochloride (USAN); brand names Inversine, Vecamyl[1]) is a non-selective, non-competitive antagonist of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) that was introduced in the 1950s as an antihypertensive drug.[2] In the United States, it was voluntarily withdrawn from the market in 2009 but was brought to market in 2013 as Vecamyl and eventually was marketed by Turing Pharmaceuticals.[3][4&am... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.

Dosage List

Mecamylamine Hydrochloride 2.5 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 17205-0626
Targacept, Inc.