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(benztropine mesylate) Injection
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Benztropine mesylate is a synthetic compound containing structural features found in atropine and diphenhydramine.
It is designated chemically as 8-azabicyclo[3.2.1] octane, 3-(diphenylmethoxy)-,endo, methanesulfonate. Its empirical formula is C21H25NO•CH4O3S, and its structural formula is:
Benztropine mesylate is a crystalline white powder, very soluble in water, and has a molecular weight of 403.54.
COGENTIN (benztropine mesylate) is supplied as a sterile injection for intravenous and intramuscular use.
Each milliliter of the injection contains:
Sodium chloride……………………..9 mg
Water for injection q.s……………..1 mL
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/3/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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