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Flashcards in Skeletal muscle relaxants Deck (11):
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Non depolarizing blocker metabolized by cholinesterase

mivacurium

2

Non depolarizing blocker eliminated in bile

Vecuronium (intermediate acting)

3

Non depolarizing blocker renal elimination

metocurine, pancuronium

4

Non depolarizing blocker w/c undergoes rapin spontaneous breakdown (hofmann elimination)

Atracurium (intermediate acting)

5

Non depolarizing blocker w/ the most rapid onset time

Rocuronium

6

Antidote for Non depolarizing blocker overdose

Cholinesterase inhibitor (neostigmine)

7

Non depolarizing blocker used for euthanasia, lethal injection, strychnine poisoning

Pancuronium

8

Drugs used in lethal injection

Thiopental (5 g)
Pancuronium (100 mg)
Potassium chloride (100 mEq)

9

Depolarizing neuromuscular blocker that may cause malignant hyperthermia

Succinylcholine

10

Life threatening condition characterized by massive calcium release from the sarcoplasmic reticulum of skeletal muscle

Malignant Hyperthermia

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Treatment for malignant hyperthermia

Dantrolene