alcuronium


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Related to alcuronium: Atracurium, tubocurarine, Pancuronium

relaxant

 [re-lak´sant]
1. causing relaxation.
2. an agent that causes relaxation.
muscle relaxant an agent that specifically aids in reducing muscle tension.

alcuronium

/al·cu·ro·ni·um/ (al-ku-ro´ne-um) a non-depolarizing skeletal muscle relaxant used as the chloride salt.

alcuronium

[al-ku-ro′ne-um]
a nondepolarizing skeletal muscle relaxant used in general anesthesia for surgical procedures; is used in the form of the chloride salt.

alcuronium

A neuromuscular blocking drug with an effect similar to that of curare, used by anaesthetists as a non-depolarizing muscle relaxant. The drug is on the WHO official list.
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1994) Mechanisms of steric and cooperative actions of alcuronium on cardiac muscarinic acetylcholine receptors.
The NMBAs used were alcuronium chloride (5 mg/mL), pancuronium bromide (2 mg/mL), and vecuronium bromide (4 mg/mL), applied topically at different dosages.
A study by Harrison in Sydney in 1972 compared tubocurarine, alcuronium, pancuronium and suxamethonium for cardiac surgery.