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Compound Summary for: CID 3604

Hexamethonium

Also known as: Hexonium, 60-26-4, Benzohexamethonium, Hexamethonum, Bistrium, Hexanium, NCGC00163239-01, Esametonio [Italian]
Molecular Formula: C12H30N2+2   Molecular Weight: 202.38   InChIKey: VZJFGSRCJCXDSG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A nicotinic cholinergic antagonist often referred to as the prototypical ganglionic blocker. It is poorly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and does not cross the blood-brain barrier. It has been used for a variety of therapeutic purposes including hypertension but, like the other ganglionic blockers, it has been replaced by more specific drugs for most purposes, although it is widely used a research tool.   From: MeSH
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