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benztropine mesylate

[benz-troh-peen mez-uh-leyt, mes-, mee-zuh-, mee-suh-] /bɛnzˈtroʊ pin ˈmɛz əˌleɪt, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, ˈmi sə-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a synthetic anticholinergic, C 21 H 25 NO⋅CH 4 O 3 S, used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Origin
benztropine apparently as rearrangement of tropine benzohydryl; mesylate probably a contraction of methanesulfonate
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