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Muscle Relaxants

Skeletal Muscle relaxants Classification Peripherally acting (Neuromuscular blockers)Pre synaptic neuromuscular blockerInhibit Ach synthesis: triethylacholine – hemicholiniumInhibit Ach release: Mg, aminoglycosides, botulinum toxinPost synaptic neuromuscular blocker Competitive (non depolarizing blockers): d- tubocurarineGallamineAtracuriumPancuroniumVecuroniumDepolarizing blockers: succinylcholine (suxamethonium)Centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxantsBaclofen – DiazepamDirect...
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