ATC Group: A03B BELLADONNA AND DERIVATIVES, PLAIN

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

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BELLADONNA AND DERIVATIVES, PLAIN

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A03B
BELLADONNA AND DERIVATIVES, PLAIN

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Description

Atropine is an antimuscarinic agent which competitively antagonises acetylcholine at postganglionic nerve endings, thus affecting receptors if the exocrine glands, smooth muscle, cardiac muscle and the central nervous system.

Butylscopolamine is an antispasmodic agent which relaxes smooth muscle of the organs of the abdominal and pelvic cavities. It is believed to act predominantly on the intramural parasympathetic ganglia of these organs.

Methscopolamine is an anticholinergic. The mechanism of action of methscopolamine is as a cholinergic antagonist.