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Noun1.Flaxedil - 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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Individuals were then lightly anesthetized with a buffered MS-222 solution (~5-mg/L) and the neuromuscular blocking drug gallamine triethiodide (Flaxedil, Sigma Chemical Co., St.
Early in 1950, Norman James stated: "The increasing use in anaesthesia of relaxing agents such as "Tubarine" or "Flaxedil" in conjunction with controlled respiration for major surgery tends to focus attention on the possible elimination of manual control with all its disadvantages" (11).
Gallamine (Flaxedil) was purchased from Rhone-Poulenc Rorer (France), neostigmine (Prostigmine) from Hoffmann-La-Roche (Germany).