belladonna alkaloids


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belladonna alkaloids

a group of anticholinergic alkaloids occurring in belladonna (Atropa belladonna).

belladonna alkaloids,

n brand name: Bellafoline;
drug class: gastrointestinal anticholinergic;
action: inhibits muscarinic actions of acetylcholine at postganglionic parasympathetic neuron effector sites;
uses: treatment of peptic ulcer disease and irritable bowel syndrome in combination with other drugs.