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Bretylium (bretylium tosylate injection ) tosylate injection is an antifibrillatory and antiarrhythmic agent; intended for intravenous or intramuscular use. It has a molecular formular: C18H24BrNO3S.
Bretylium (bretylium tosylate injection ) tosylate is a white, crystalline powder with an extremely bitter taste. It is freely soluble in water and alcohol. Each mL of sterile, nonpyrogenic solution contains 50mg bretylium (bretylium tosylate injection ) tosylate in Water for Injection, USP. The pH is adjusted, when necessary, with dilute hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide. Bretylium (bretylium tosylate injection ) tosylate injection contains no preservative.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
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