neuromuscular blocking agent

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Noun1.neuromuscular blocking agent - a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
blocking agent, blocker - a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
Flaxedil, gallamine - neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia
curare, tubocurarine - a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles; "curare acts by blocking cholinergic transmission at the myoneural junction"
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to commercialize a series of proprietary neuromuscular blocking agents that may benefit patients and the medical community, said Dr.
Neuromuscular blocking agents are firmly entrenched as an integral part of everyday anesthesia practice.
1,2) Therefore, although studies have been performed to evaluate the effects of intracameral and topical nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents on avian pupils, mydriasis is inconsistent, and the side effects associated with administration can be severe.
The pharmacology of atracurium: a new competitive neuromuscular blocking agent.
b) Susceptibility to paralysis induced by neuromuscular blocking agents that require metabolism via BChE activity.
123) The Manual later deems "inhumane" the use of "any combination of sodium pentobarbital with a neuromuscular blocking agent.
Tracheal intubation without the use of neuromuscular blocking agents.
To determine the efficacy of the neuromuscular blocking agent rocuronium bromide as a mydriatic agent in European kestrels (Falco tinnunculus) and to assess possible adverse effects due to its use, 10 kestrels received a single topical instillation with a pipette of 0.
In addition, the company revealed its vecuronium bromide for injection is a neuromuscular blocking agent and is indicated in small doses for patients who have myasthenia gravis or the myasthenic (Eaton- Lambert) syndrome (muscle weakness/fatigue).
A nurse inadvertently administered 5 mL of the neuromuscular blocking agent instead of heparin .