Alcuronium | definition of alcuronium by Medical dictionary
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1. causing relaxation.
2. an agent that causes relaxation.
muscle relaxant an agent that specifically aids in reducing muscle tension.
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.
Diallyl nor-toxiferine (alcuronium
, Alloferin) was introduced by Hugin and Kissling in 1961.