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Hyoscine - dipyrone

Synonym(s): Dipyrone, Scopolamine

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier

Introduction

Name

  • Hyoscine/dipyrone.

Description

Chemical name

  • Dipyrone:
    • [(2,3-dihydro-1,5-dimethyl-3-oxo-2-phenyl-1H-pyrazol-4-yl)methylamino]methanesulfonic acid sodium salt monohydrate.
    • (Antipyrinylmethylamino)methanesulfonic acid sodium salt.

Molecular formula

  • Dipyrone: C13H16N3NaO4S.H2O.

Physical properties

  • Clear sterile solution.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.
  • Protect from light.

Uses

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Indications

  • Hyoscine is a quarternary ammonium antimuscarinic which is advocated as a long-acting gastrointestinal (GI) antispasmodic.
  • Dipyrone is a pyrazoline drug with anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effects.

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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