tropine


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tro·pine

(trō'pēn),
The major constituent of atropine and scopolamine, from which it is obtained by hydrolysis.

tropine

(trō′pēn′, -pĭn) also

tropin

(-pĭn)
n.
A white, crystalline, poisonous alkaloid, C8H15NO, obtained chiefly by hydrolysis of atropine.

tropine

(trō′pĭn)
An alkaloid, C8H15NO, that smells like tobacco. It is present in certain plants.

tropine

a crystalline alkaloid from atropine and various plants.
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1-4) The tropine alkaloids inhibit acetylcholine receptors in the brain and parasympathetic nervous system, producing a classic toxidrome of flushed, dry skin, lowgrade fever, tachycardia, mydriasis, ileus, urinary retention, agitation, vertigo, and dysphoria; later progressing to aggression, confusion, dysarthria, hallucinations, and, potentially fatal coma.
The toxin was unknown in 131 (5%) incidents; 49 presented with extrapyramidal dystonic reactions responsive to tropine alkaloid (biperiden) management.
The plant contains alkaloids including tropine, pseudotropine, isopelletierine and anaferine (Dhuley 1997).
Algorithm: "PEAT" P acer--consider a pacer first E pinephrine A tropine T crminate
The candidate product is Tropine 3[c] which is an existing therapeutic product regulated by the FDA in anticholinergic applications.