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(physostigmine salicylate (physostigmine salicylate injection) injection) Injection
Physostigmine Salicylate (physostigmine salicylate injection) Injection is a derivative of the Calabar bean, and its active moiety, physostigmine, is also known as eserine. Its chemical structure is:
C15H21N3O2•C7H6O3 MW = 413.47
It is soluble in water and a 0.5% aqueous solution has a pH of 5.8.
Physostigmine Salicylate (physostigmine salicylate injection) Injection is available in 2 mL ampules, each mL containing 1 mg of Physostigmine Salicylate (physostigmine salicylate injection) in a vehicle composed of sodium metabisulfite 0.1%, benzyl alcohol 2.0% as a preservative in Water for Injection.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/10/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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