NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

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oxybutynin chloride
The chloride salt form of oxybutynin, a tertiary amine and anticholinergic agent with antispasmodic activity. Oxybutynin chloride exerts its antimuscarinic effect on bladder smooth muscle by blocking muscarinic receptors in smooth muscle, thereby inhibiting acetylcholine binding. This results in a relaxation of bladder smooth muscle, a reduction of involuntary muscle contractions and delays the initial desire to void. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:oxybutynin hydrochloride
US brand name:Ditropan
Gelnique
Code name:MJ-4309-1
Chemical structure:4-(diethylamino)-2-butynyl ()-,alpha-phenylcyclohexaneglycolate hydrochloride