relaxant reversal

re·lax·ant re·ver·sal

(rĕ-lak'sănt rĕ-vĕr'săl)
Use of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors to terminate the action of nondepolarizing neuromuscular relaxants.
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough today announced that sugammadex, a novel experimental muscle relaxant reversal agent, reversed moderate (shallow) rocuronium- and vecuronium-induced muscle relaxation considerably faster than the current standard of care in reversal agents, according to data presented today at the annual meeting of the European Society of Anesthesiology (ESA), Euroanaesthesia 2008, in Copenhagen, Denmark.