Dacuronium bromide

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Dacuronium bromide
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Clinical data
SynonymsNB-68; 17β-Hydroxypancuronium bromide; 3α-(Acetyloxy)-17β-hydroxy-2β,16β-bis(1-methylpiperidinium-1-yl)-5α-androstane dibromide; 2β,16β-Dipiperidino-5α-androstane-3α,17β-diol 3α-acetate dimethobromide
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ECHA InfoCard100.043.834 Edit this at Wikidata
Chemical and physical data
Molar mass690.646 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)

Dacuronium bromide (INN, BAN) (developmental code name NB-68) is an aminosteroid neuromuscular blocking agent which was never marketed.[1][2][3][4][5] It acts as a competitive antagonist of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor (nAChR).[2]


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  4. ^ R.E.M. Bowden; B. Collier; R.D. Dripps; L.W. Duchen, G.E. Hale Enderby, B.L. Ginsborg, S. Head, F. Hobbiger, D.H. Jenkinson, F.C. MacIntosh, S.E. Smith (13 March 2013). Neuromuscular Junction. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 421–. ISBN 978-3-642-45476-9.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ Dimitry A. Kharkevich (6 December 2012). New Neuromuscular Blocking Agents: Basic and Applied Aspects. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 201–202, 213. ISBN 978-3-642-70682-0.