demecarium

noun

dem·​e·​car·​i·​um ˌdem-i-ˈkar-ē-əm, -ˈker- How to pronounce demecarium (audio)
: a long-acting cholinesterase-inhibiting quaternary ammonium compound that is a derivative of neostigmine and is used as the bromide C32H52Br2N4O4 in an ophthalmic solution especially in the treatment of glaucoma and esotropia

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“Demecarium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/demecarium. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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