atracurium

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atracurium

 [at″rah-cūr´e-um]
a neuromuscular blocking agent of intermediate duration; used as the besylate salt for intravenous administration as an adjunct to anesthesia to induce skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery and facilitate mechanical ventilation.
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atracurium

A muscle relaxant drug used in anaesthesia. A brand name is Tracrium.
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