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Title: Aceclidine  
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Subject: Muscarinic agonist, Demecarium bromide, Talsaclidine, Diisopropyl fluorophosphate, Pilocarpine
Collection: Acetate Esters, Muscarinic Agonists, Quinuclidines
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Skeletal formula of aceclidine
Ball-and-stick model of the aceclidine molecule
Systematic (IUPAC) name
1-Azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-3-yl acetate
Clinical data
Legal status
  • (Prescription only)
Routes of
CAS Registry Number  N
6109-70-2 (HCl)
ATC code S01
PubChem CID:
ChemSpider  Y
Chemical data
Formula C9H15NO2
Molecular mass 169.221 g/mol

Aceclidine (Glaucostat, Glaunorm, Glaudin) is a parasympathomimetic miotic agent used in the treatment of narrow angle glaucoma. It decreases intraocular pressure.


  • Adverse effects 1
  • Mechanism of action 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Adverse effects

Side effects of aceclidine include increased salivation and bradycardia (in excessive doses).

Mechanism of action

Aceclidine acts as a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor agonist.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Shannon HE, Hart JC, Bymaster FP; et al. (August 1999). "Muscarinic receptor agonists, like dopamine receptor antagonist antipsychotics, inhibit conditioned avoidance response in rats". J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 290 (2): 901–7.  
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