pentamethylenetetrazol


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Noun1.pentamethylenetetrazol - a drug used as a circulatory and respiratory stimulant; larger doses cause convulsions in shock therapy; Metrazol is a trademark
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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Bennett introduced curare into clinical practice in 1940 in convulsive therapy practice in order to prevent injuries from unmodified seizures that had been induced with metrazol (pentamethylenetetrazol) (4).