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DIPHENOXYLATE Hydrochloride AND ATROPINE Sulfate Tablets, C-V (GREENSTONE LLC) Description


Each diphenoxylate hydrochloride and atropine sulfate tablet contains:

2.5 mg of diphenoxylate hydrochloride USP (equivalent to 2.3 mg of diphenoxylate) and 0.025 mg of atropine sulfate USP (equivalent to 0.01 mg of atropine)

Diphenoxylate hydrochloride, an antidiarrheal, is ethyl 1-(3-cyano-3,3-diphenylpropyl)-4-phenylisonipecotate monohydrochloride and has the following structural formula:

Chemical Structure

Atropine sulfate, an anticholinergic, is endo-(±)-α-(hydroxymethyl) benzeneacetic acid 8-methyl-8-azabicyclo[3.2.1] oct-3-yl ester sulfate (2:1) (salt) monohydrate and has the following structural formula:

Chemical Structure

A subtherapeutic amount of atropine sulfate is present to discourage deliberate overdosage.

Inactive ingredients of diphenoxylate hydrochloride and atropine sulfate tablets include acacia, corn starch, magnesium stearate, sorbitol, sucrose, and talc.

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