alcuronium


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Related to alcuronium: Atracurium, tubocurarine, Pancuronium

relaxant

 [re-lak´sant]
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.