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Benztropine Mesylate

Benztropine Mesylate
Tablets, USP

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Benztropine mesylate is a synthetic compound containing structural features found in atropine and diphenhydramine.

It is a crystalline white powder, very soluble in water, designated as 3α-(Diphenylmethoxy)-1αH, 5αH-tropane methanesulfonate, with the following structural formula:

Benztropine mesylate structural formula illustration

Each tablet, for oral administration, contains 0.5 mg, 1 mg or 2 mg of benztropine mesylate.

Each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, dibasic calcium phosphate lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, starch, talc and other ingredients.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/20/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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