Alcuronium chloride | definition of alcuronium chloride by Medical dictionary
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al·cur·o·ni·um chlo·ride (al-kūr-ō'nē-yŭm klōr'īd),
A skeletal muscle relaxant active as a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, resembling curare in its action.
a muscle relaxant, a derivative of toxiferene obtained from curare. It is an antidepolarizing agent with a medium duration of action.
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6) In European kestrels (Falco tinnunculus), mydriasis was inconsistent with topical pancuronium bromide, and although effectively achieved with topical alcuronium chloride
, birds developed temporary inferior eyelid paralysis (5/8 birds) and neck and limb paralysis (1/8 birds) with topical alcuronium chloride
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.