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Scopolamine

"Scopolamine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An alkaloid from SOLANACEAE, especially DATURA and SCOPOLIA. Scopolamine and its quaternary derivatives act as antimuscarinics like ATROPINE, but may have more central nervous system effects. Among the many uses are as an anesthetic premedication, in URINARY INCONTINENCE, in MOTION SICKNESS, as an antispasmodic, and as a mydriatic and cycloplegic.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Scopolamine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Scopolamine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 49 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1997 and 1999 and 2013 and 2019
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.