tubocurarine


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a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles

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After stabilization (20min), tubocurarine or individual alkaloids were added cumulatively in order to establish concentration-inhibition curves.
Blood products, iodine contrast, opioids and even tubocurarine are commonly associated with anaphylactoid reactions.
However, charged molecules such as tubocurarine can also enter the fetus (Kivalo and Saarikoski 1972, 1976).
However, some neuromuscular blockers such as tubocurarine may cause direct release of histamine.
A number of modern drugs like aspirin, atropine, ephedrine, digoxin, morphine, quinine, reserpine and tubocurarine are examples, which were originally discovered through observations of traditional cure methods of indigenous peoples [Gilani and Rahman, 2005].
In 1950, after a decade of 11 other unpublished New Zealand cases of tetanus with two recoveries, and another series treated by basal sedation with 50% surviving, DW Beaven (50) and his Christchurch team supplied a six-year-old boy with anaesthetic doses of tribromoethanol with 350 mg tubocurarine (d-TC) over [greater than or equal to] 12 days, to control his tetanus spasms and severe opisthotonus.
To name only a few of the important drugs in use today, aspirin, atropine, ephedrine, digoxin, morphine, quinine, reserpine and tubocurarine serve as examples (Gilani, A.