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Drug or Toxic Substance:
alcuronium
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Description

Alcuronium is a neuromuscular blocking agent, also known as an anticholinesterase. It is used to relax skeletal muscles during surgery and other medical procedures. It works by blocking the action of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that is responsible for muscle contraction.

Common side effects of alcuronium include nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache, blurred vision, dry mouth, and constipation. It can also cause muscle weakness, difficulty breathing, and an irregular heartbeat.

Brand names associated with alcuronium include Alloferin, Alloferin-A, Alloferin-B, Alloferin-C, Alloferin-D, Alloferin-E, Alloferin-F, Alloferin-G, Alloferin-H, Alloferin-I, Alloferin-J, Alloferin-K, Alloferin-L, Alloferin-M, Alloferin-N, Alloferin-O, Alloferin-P, Alloferin-Q, Alloferin-R, Alloferin-S, Alloferin-T, Alloferin-U, Alloferin-V, Alloferin-W, Alloferin-X, Alloferin-Y, and Alloferin-Z.

Synonyms
  • allnortoxiferin
  • diallylnortxiferine
  • diallyltoxiferine
Classifications
  • curare alkaloid
  • muscle relaxant
  • musculoskeletal

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