relaxant


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a drug that relaxes and relieves tension

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tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension

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Passionflower is a sedative, and valerian is a muscle relaxant.
In the event of an abnormal response to a muscle relaxant this machine can be used to stimulate the ulnar nerve at the wrist or the elbow (fig.
Pancuronium is an extremely effective muscle relaxant when used in an appropriate hospital setting, but when used for executions, there is the very real possibility of causing extreme pain and suffering in a paralysed prisoner.
As noted above, cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant, whereas cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive agent.
16, Suda removed the tracheal tube from the patient at the request of the family, but seeing that the patient started to suffer, she ordered a nurse to administer a muscle relaxant, causing him to suffocate.
Thus, the analgesic and muscle relaxant activities of eperisone resulted in a lower rigidity of the low back and an improved motility of the patients.
s (Frazer PA) Amrix, which is a once-a-day muscle relaxant, was launched last year," Sanderson said.
BRIDION works in an entirely novel way by encapsulating the muscle relaxant molecule and rendering it inactive.
THE drug at the centre of the probe is used by medics as a muscle relaxant during surgery or to aid ventilation.
They injected 14 accident victims with muscle relaxant to speed their deaths, or allowed them to die of their injuries.
So great in fact that just two weeks ago Maria was back at the clinic to have muscle relaxant in her forehead.
In a telephone survey of patients with acute low back pain contacted 1 week after an office visit, the best outcomes appeared to be associated with a combination treatment using a muscle relaxant and an NSAID together.
The magnitude of the decrease in resting tonus was similar to that of the recognised smooth muscle relaxant papaverine.
In a telephone survey of patients with acute low back pain who were contacted 1 week after an office visit, the best outcomes appeared to be associated with a combination treatment using a muscle relaxant and an NSAID.