succinylcholine chloride


succinylcholine chloride
suc·ci·nyl·cho·line chlo·ride (suk″sĭ-nəl-koґlēn) [USP] a depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent that produces skeletal muscle relaxation by blocking transmission at the myoneural junction; used for its muscle relaxant action during convulsive therapy and such procedures as endotracheal intubation and endoscopy, and as an adjunct to surgical anesthesia, administered intravenously and intramuscularly.

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  • succinylcholine chloride — [suk′sə nəl kō′lēn] n. a powerful muscle relaxant, C14H30Cl2N2O4, used in surgery, shock therapy, etc.: it briefly paralyzes the voluntary and respiratory muscles …   English World dictionary

  • succinylcholine chloride — /suk seuh nil koh leen, kol een, seuh nl /, Pharm. a crystalline compound, C14H30Cl2N2O4, used as a skeletal muscle relaxant in surgical procedures. [SUCCIN(IC) + YL + CHOLINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • succinylcholine chloride — suc′ci•nyl•cho′line chlo′ride [[t]ˈsʌk sə nɪlˈkoʊ lin, ˈkɒl in, sə nl [/t]] n. pha a crystalline compound, C14H30Cl2N2O4, used as a skeletal muscle relaxant in surgical procedures • Etymology: 1945–50; succin ( ic) + yl+choline …   From formal English to slang

  • succinylcholine chloride — /suk seuh nil koh leen, kol een, seuh nl /, Pharm. a crystalline compound, C14H30Cl2N2O4, used as a skeletal muscle relaxant in surgical procedures. [SUCCIN(IC) + YL + CHOLINE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • succinylcholine — noun Date: 1950 a basic compound that is used intravenously chiefly in the form of a hydrated chloride C14H30Cl2N2O4•2H2O as a muscle relaxant in surgery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • succinylcholine — A neuromuscular relaxant with short duration of action which characteristically first depolarizes the motor endplate (phase I block) but which is often later associated with a curare like, nondepolarizing neuromuscular block (phase II block);… …   Medical dictionary

  • suxamethonium chloride — sux·a·me·tho·ni·um chlo·ride (suk″sə mə thoґne əm) INN and BAN for succinylcholine chloride …   Medical dictionary

  • Suxamethonium chloride — Succinylcholine Systematic (IUPAC) name 2,2 [(1,4 dioxobutane 1,4 diyl)bis(oxy)]bis (N,N,N trimethylethanaminium) Clinical data …   Wikipedia

  • Doxacurium chloride — Systematic (IUPAC) name bis[3 [6,7,8 trimethoxy 2 methyl 1 [(3,4,5 trimethoxyphenyl)methyl] 3,4 dihydro 1H isoquinolin 2 yl] propyl] butanedioate dichloride Clinical da …   Wikipedia

  • Mivacurium chloride — Systematic (IUPAC) name (1R,1 R) 2,2 [[(4E) 1,8 dioxooct 4 ene 1,8 diyl]bis(oxypropane 3,1 diyl)]bis[6,7 dimethoxy 2 methyl 1 (3,4,5 trimethoxybenzyl) 1,2,3,4 tetrahydroisoquinolinium] …   Wikipedia


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