Provocholine

Active Ingredient(s): Methacholine
FDA Approved: * October 31, 1986
Pharm Company: * METHAPHARM
Category: Medical Device

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Provocholine Overview

Methacholine (INN, USAN) (trade name Provocholine) is a synthetic choline ester that acts as a non-selective muscarinic receptor agonist in the parasympathetic nervous system. Contents 1 Uses 2 Pharmacology 3 Contraindications 4 References 5 External links Uses Methacholine is primarily used to diagnose bronchial hyperreactivity,[1] which is the hallmark of asthma and also occurs in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. This is accomplished through the bronchial chal...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methacholine

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methacholine
  • For Solution: 100mg/vial, 1600mg/vial
  • Powder, Metered: 100mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Provocholine: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 64281-016 Provocholine 1600 mg/1600mg Respiratory (Inhalation) Powder, for Solution by Methapharm Inc.
  • 64281-100 Provocholine 100 mg/100mg Respiratory (Inhalation) Powder, for Solution by Methapharm Inc.

Other drugs which contain Methacholine or a similar ingredient: (1 result)




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