\skəpˈɒlɐmˌiːn hˈa͡ɪdɹəbɹˌɒma͡ɪd], \skəpˈɒlɐmˌiːn hˈaɪdɹəbɹˌɒmaɪd], \s_k_ə_p_ˈɒ_l_ɐ_m_ˌiː_n h_ˈaɪ_d_ɹ_ə_b_ɹ_ˌɒ_m_aɪ_d]\
Definitions of SCOPOLAMINE HYDROBROMIDE
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An alkaloid from Solanaceae, especially Datura metel L. and Scopola carniolica. Scopolamine and its quaternary derivatives act as antimuscarinics like atropine, but may have more central nervous system effects. Among the many uses are as an anesthetic premedication, in urinary incontinence, in motion sickness, as an antispasmodic, and as a mydriatic and cycloplegic.
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