nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent

non·de·po·lar·iz·ing neu·ro·mus·cu·lar block·ing a·gent

a compound that paralyzes skeletal muscle primarily by inhibiting transmission of nerve impulses at the neuromuscular junction rather than by affecting the membrane potention of motor endplate or muscle fibers (for example, curare, gallamine, vecuronium).
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This study was aimed to determine the efficacy of rocuronium, a newer nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, compared with vecuronium for rapid sequence intubation.
Rocuronium bromide, a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent, is a derivative of vecuronium bromide.
Nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents (ND-NMBA) have commonly used in surgical units to facilitate endotracheal intubation and during procedures under general anesthesia to provide adequate surgical conditions or optimize ventilatory support.
Nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents chemically resemble acetylcholine.