gallamine triethiodide


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relaxant

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

gal·la·mine tri·eth·i·o·dide

(gal'ă-mēn trī'eth-ī'ō-dīd),
A triple quaternary ammonium compound with action comparable with that of curarine.

gallamine triethiodide

/gal·la·mine tri·eth·io·dide/ (gal´ah-mēn tri″ĕ-thi´o-dīd) a quaternary ammonium compound used to induce skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery and other procedures, such as endoscopy or intubation.

gallamine triethiodide

[gal′ämēn tri′ĕthi′odīd]
a quaternary ammonium compound, the triethiodide salt used as a skeletal muscle relaxant during surgery and other procedures, such as endoscopy or intubation, administered intravenously.

gallamine triethiodide

A synthetic, short-acting muscle relaxant used by anaesthetists to allow passage of an ENDOTRACHEAL tube at the beginning of anaesthesia. A brand name is Flaxedil.