edrophonium(redirected from Enlon)
a cholinergic used in the form of the chloride salt as a curare antagonist and diagnostic agent in myasthenia gravis.
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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.
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