decamethonium


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decamethonium

(ˌdɛkəməˈθəʊnɪəm)
n
a drug that is used to relax or loosen the muscles
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Most common triggering agents are volatile anaesthetic gases such as halothane, sevoflurane, desflurane, isoflurane, enflurane or the depolarizing muscle relaxant suxamethonium and decamethonium.
2 mL) and paralyzed with 25 mg/kg decamethonium bromide 72 hr after final allergen challenge.
They described the depolarizing nature of the block seen with succinylcholine which had previously been seen with decamethonium and large doses of acetylcholine.