gallamine


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gallamine

(ˈɡæləˌmiːn)
n
1. (Pharmacology) pharmacol a neuromuscular blocking agent used in anaesthesia. In full: gallamine triethiodide
2. (Chemistry) gallamine blue a type of mordant dye
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Noun1.gallamine - neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia
muscle relaxant - a drug that reduces muscle contractility by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses or by decreasing the excitability of the motor end plate or by other actions
neuromuscular blocking agent - a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
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Among the established agents, tubocurarine, gallamine, and pancuronium exert significant cardiovascular effects; atracurium and mivacurium produce minor changes in cardiovascular variables whereas vecuronium and rocuronium are associated with a high degree of cardiostability.
Gallamine was the first but its onset was long and duration was short.
Mushin reported clinical studies with the drug gallamine (7).
Gallamine (134) and alcuronium (135) are original ligands with such properties: gallamine suppresses the [[sup.
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They were anesthetized with ketamine hydrochloride (Ketaset, Butler Animal Health, Middletown, PA, dose[approximately equal to] 30 mg/kg) injected intramuscularly and paralyzed with the neuro-muscular blocking drug gallamine triethiodide (Flaxedil, Sigma Chemical Co.