Meaning of methantheline


Pronunciation: (me-than'thu-lēn"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a compound, CHBrNO, used in the form of its bromide in the treatment of excessive sweating and salivation, peptic ulcer, stomach cramps, and other conditions resulting from nerve dysfunction.
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