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Recently, good mydriasis without systemic adverse effects was obtained in nocturnal and diurnal birds of prey by using topically applied rocuronium bromide, a neuromuscular blocking agent and derivative of vecuronium bromide.
Excerpt from Florida's recently-revised execution protocol (131) [C]urare, curariform mixtures, [or] any substance which acts as a neuromuscular blocking agent .
When she returned to the medication room, the nurse glanced at the yellow label, similar to the other labels on the antibiotics, and administered the neuromuscular blocking agent, believing it was an antibiotic.
On the other hand formulations of bisphenol-A and hydroquinone as the blocking agent and glycerine as the crosslinking agent have shown excellent adhesive ability for the PMMA sheets.
Because the CARDIAC T Quantitative assay contains a specific anti-HAMA blocking agent as described above, it is most likely that the interference originates with the non-HAMA band.
Even the H-2 blocking agent cimetidine, when used in doses not adjusted for decreased renal function found in the older patient, may cause delirium which can be misdiagnosed as dementia.
This indicates that the salmeterol remains anchored in the receptor and is available to continually stimulate the b receptor once the blocking agent is removed.
However, to our knowledge the complete time course of neuromuscular blockade following the administration of a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent has not been reported before in a patient with multicore disease.
Among these, 436 patients now have been on a regimen of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-[alpha] blocking agent and methotrexate for 3 years or more.
The finding that the prolactin concentration measured by the VIDAS decreased after treatment with the HBT blocking agent supports the hypothesis that the interfering antibody was an IgM, an idiotypic antibody that binds to a unique idiotype on the VIDAS antibodies.
Ondansetron, a selective blocking agent of the hormone serotonin, is an FDA-approved active ingredient that is widely used in tablet form to prevent chemotherapy, radiation, and post-operative associated nausea and vomiting.
The new packaging succeeded not only in form but in function as well, with the metallized label paper also serving as a blocking agent in that it prevents light and UV light from seeping through the packaging while sitting on store shelves.
Recently, however, we have added a test that includes a heterophilic antibody blocking agent [heterophilic blocking tube (HBT) blocking agent; Scantibodies Inc.