Pilocarpine nitrate

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Pilocarpine nitrate salt
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C11H16N2O2 · HNO3
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Gene Information

human ... CHRM1(1128), CHRM3(1131)

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Nonselective muscarinic acetylcholine receptor agonist; used to produce an experimental model of epilepsy.


Unit quantity: 50 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.


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UN 2811 6.1 / PGII

WGK Germany


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Marcele Jardim Pimentel et al.
Anticancer research, 34(4), 1993-1999 (2014-04-03)
There is controversy concerning the effect of pilocarpine in the reversal of radio-induced xerostomia; however, the tests are usually performed at the end of radiotherapy. The present study evaluated the radioprotective effects of pilocarpine when ingested during radiation treatment. Eleven...
G Asuntha et al.
Indian journal of experimental biology, 53(1), 31-35 (2015-02-14)
Argemone mexicana (L.) has a role in the treatment of epileptic disorders in Indian traditional system of medicine. We studied its effect on induced status epilepticus (SE) and oxidative stress in rats. SE was induced in male albino rats by...
Barina Aqil et al.
Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, 138(7), 920-922 (2014-02-27)
All positive screening of newborns for cystic fibrosis using the dried blood spot 2-tiered immunoreactive trypsinogen/DNA method requires subsequent sweat chloride testing for confirmation. Obtaining an adequate volume of sweat to measure chloride is a challenge for many cystic fibrosis...
Yuan-yuan Zhang et al.
Acta pharmacologica Sinica, 35(9), 1137-1149 (2014-08-05)
The non-neuronal acetylcholine system (NNAS) in endothelial cells participates in modulating endothelial function, vascular tone, angiogenesis and inflammation, thus plays a critical role in cardiovascular diseases. In this study, we used a proteomic approach to study potential downstream receptor-effectors of...
Lin He et al.
Experimental eye research, 125, 244-255 (2014-07-02)
This study was undertaken to understand the role of anterior chamber pressure (ACP) during pharmacological and Edinger-Westphal (EW) stimulated accommodation in anesthetized monkeys. Experiments were performed on one iridectomized eye each of 7 anesthetized adolescent rhesus monkeys. Accommodation was induced...

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