Co- developed by Abbott and GlaxoSmithKline, atracurium is a muscle relaxant
used in anesthesia whose generic drugs are also produced by such companies as Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co.
It requires a sensitive perioperative anesthetic approach especially in relation to nondepolarizing muscle relaxant
Most people are familiar with chamomile in tea form as a mild sedative and muscle relaxant
and another less well-known botanical, gotu kola, has been known to enhance cognitive function including memory and alertness and reduce mood disorders.
In 1961, Dripps et al demonstrated that the increased mortality of patients receiving muscle relaxant
was associated with pre-morbid condition and not an inherent toxicity of muscle relaxants
; "When deaths were related to the use of muscle relaxants
, errors of omission or commission were always apparent" (10).
Tozzi said the well-balanced diet should be high in dark green vegetables, because that's your best source of magnesium, which is a muscle relaxant
, so it will decrease muscle spasm and cramping.
Consultant neurologist David Nicholl, from City Hospital, is demanding US pharmaceutical firm Hospira restrict its muscle relaxant
Pancuronium being used for lethal injection executions.
An order for "cycloprine 10 mg po qhs" which was intended to refer to the muscle relaxant
cyclobenzaprine, was entered into a pharmacy system as "cyclosporine 10 mg po qhs" Fortunately, the error was caught, and cyclosporine was not dispensed.
NBC News in New York reported that the medical examiner said the child victim, Leiby Kletzky, was given muscle relaxant
, anti-psychotic drugs, painkillers and Tylenol before he was smothered to death and dismembered.
It is not exactly clear why it may work in chronic migraines but it is thought that, as well as being a muscle relaxant
, it may work to block pain signals.
However, most of these treatments have recently been recently questioned by the Cochrane group'; thus, an interest exists for new centrally active muscle relaxant
agents without detrimental effects on the central nervous system (CNS).
Products manufactured at the 35-acre plant include Drantium, a muscle relaxant
used to treat muscle spasticity (stiffness and spasms) caused by such conditions as spinal-cord injury, stroke, cerebral palsy or multiple sclerosis.
Sales of King's muscle relaxant
Skelaxin, which also faces competition from a new drug, fell by about $1 million.