edrophonium

(redirected from Reversol)

edrophonium

 [ed″ro-fo´ne-um]
a cholinergic used in the form of the chloride salt as a curare antagonist and diagnostic agent in myasthenia gravis.

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.

edrophonium

A 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.

edrophonium

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The matrix system consisted of unsaturated polyester (UP) type of Reversol P-9509 with the specific gravity at 25[degrees]C: 1.