|ATC code||A03AB09 (WHO)|
|Chemical and physical data|
|Molar mass||353.52092 g/mol|
|3D model (Jmol)||Interactive image|
|(what is this?)|
Isopropamide (R5) is a long-acting anticholinergic drug. It is used in the treatment of peptic ulcers and other gastrointestinal disorders involving hyperacidity (gastrointestinal acidosis) and hypermotility. Chemically, it contains a quaternary ammonium group. It is most often provided as an iodide salt, but is also available as a bromide or chloride salt. It was discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1954.
- Seeherman R, Isopropamide iodide: a long-acting anticholinergic, Del Med J. 1957 Oct;29(10):265-9.
- Boss EG Jr, Buchanan GC, Effect of isopropamide iodide on basal gastric secretion in the human, Gastroenterology. 1957 Nov;33(5):730-6.