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Flashcards in CHOLINERGIC ANATAGONISTS Deck (10):
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ATROPINE

  • Antidote for cholinergic agonists
  • To block respiratory tract secretions prior to surgery

2

SCOPOLAMINE

  • Prevention of motion sickness
  • To block short-term memory: sometimes used in anaesthetic procedures

3

IPRATROPIUM & TIOTROPIUM

Used as inhalational drugs in the treatment of COPD / Asthma

4

HOMATROPINE & TROPICAMIDE

Produce mydriasis with cycloplegia

5

BENZTROPINE & TRIHEXYPHENIDYL

Used to treat Parkinson’s disease

6

GLYCOPYRROLATE

  • Used orally to inhibit GI motility
  • Used parenterally to prevent bradycardia during surgical procedures

7

TOLTERODINE

Used for overactive bladder

8

TUBOCURARINE

Adjuvant drugs in anesthesia during surgery to relax skeletal muscle

9

SUCCINYLCHOLINE

  • Leads to flaccid paralysis
  • Rapid endotracheal intubation

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BOTULINUM TOXIN

  • Injected locally into muscles for treatment of several diseases involving muscle spasms
  • Also approved for cosmetic treatment of facial wrinkles