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Tiotropium bromide

Tiotropium bromide Definition Tiotropium bromide is a muscarinic receptor antagonist (parasympatholytic), a substance with a quaternary nitrogen group, the molecular formula: C19H22NO4S2Br and a molar mass of 472.422 g/mol. Tiotropium bromide is structurally derived from N-butylscopolamine. As a ...

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