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edrophonium/ed·ro·pho·ni·um/ (ed″ro-fo´ne-um) a cholinergic used in the form of the chloride salt as a curare antagonist and as a diagnostic agent in myasthenia gravis.
edrophoniumA drug that inactivates the enzyme CHOLINESTERASE that breaks down ACETYLCHOLINE. It is used as a test for MYASTHENIA GRAVIS, a disease in which the action of acetyl choline is impaired. The brand name is Tensilon.
a cholinergic used in the form of the chloride salt as a curare antagonist; used in the edrophonium challenge test to diagnose myasthenia gravis. See also tensilon.