metocurine

metocurine

 [met″o-ku´rēn]
a neuromuscular blocking agent used as metocurine iodide to induce skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery and in convulsive therapy; administered intravenously.
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Benzylisoquinolinium compounds, such as d-tubocurarine, metocurine, doxacurium, atracurium, and mivacurium, are more likely to cause direct mast cell degranulation than aminosteroid compounds such as pancuronium, vecuronium, rocuronium, and pipecuronium.
General anesthetics considered safe for patients at risk for MH include nitrous oxide (laughing gas); narcotics such as morphine, Demerol, and fentanyl; sedative-hypnotics such as sodium pentothal or propofol; tranquilizers such as Valium, midazolam, and droperidol; and what we term "nondepolarizing" muscle relaxants: pancuronium, metocurine, atracurium, and vecuronium.