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block·ing a·gent

a class of drugs that inhibit (block) a biologic activity or process, such as axonal conduction or transmission, access to a receptor, or movement of ions across a cell membrane; frequently called "blockers."

blocking agent

an agent that inhibits a biological action, such as movement of an ion across the cell membrane, passage of a neural impulse, or interaction with a specific receptor.

block·ing a·gent

(blok'ing ā'jĕnt)
A class of drugs that inhibit (block) a biologic activity or process; frequently called "blockers."

block·ing a·gent

(blok'ing ā'jĕnt)
A class of drugs that inhibit (block) a biologic activity or process; frequently called "blockers."
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Hypersensitive reactions to neuromuscular blocking agents may be due to nonspecific histamine release from mast cells [anaphylactoid reaction] or may be IgE mediated hypersensitive reactions [anaphylactic reaction]or may be due to high affinity to M2 muscarinic receptors leading to an augmented parasympathetic response to intubation causing severe bronchospasm mediated via M3 muscarinic receptors.
In a previous study, 3 different neuromuscular blocking agents were applied locally to induce mydriasis in kestrels.
In 1987, both houses of the New York Legislature overwhelmingly passed a bill to ban the use of "T-61, curare, any curariform drug, any neuromuscular blocking agent or any other paralyzing drug" in animal euthanasia, and allow animal shelters access to sodium pentobarbital.
Table Two: Ideal features of neuromuscular blocking agent labelling and packaging include (ISMP Canada, 2006): Red cap with white lettering: "Paralyzing agent" or "Warning: Paralyzing Agent" Red ferrule with white lettering: "Paralyzing agent" Red lettering on the product label: "Paralyzing agent" or "Warning: Paralyzing Agent Peel-off label, using the colour scheme and content information recognized by the ASA/CAS recommended standards, for application to a prepared syringe (ASA = American Society of Anesthesiologists [www.
b) We tested several blocking agents for the suitability for the purpose of giving transparent film.
anaphylaxis) to rocuronium bromide or other neuromuscular blocking agents.
Niax A-537 uses a blocking agent that is consumed in the foaming process.
Even the H-2 blocking agent cimetidine, when used in doses not adjusted for decreased renal function found in the older patient, may cause delirium which can be misdiagnosed as dementia.
Timolol Eyedrop-Induced Fatal Bronchospasm in an Asthmatic Patient Timolol ophthalmic preparation is a nonselective [beta]-adrenergic receptor blocking agent commonly used in the treatment of many types of glaucoma, as well as for routine presurgical lowering of intraocular pressure.
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