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Neuromuscular Depolarizing Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neuromuscular Depolarizing Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.663.700.710.550
Unique ID
D009467
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009467
Scope Note
Drugs that interrupt transmission at the skeletal neuromuscular junction by causing sustained depolarization of the motor end plate. These agents are primarily used as adjuvants in surgical anesthesia to cause skeletal muscle relaxation.
Entry Term(s)
Depolarizing Blockers
Depolarizing Muscle Relaxants
Muscle Relaxants, Depolarizing
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 140
Previous Indexing
Muscles (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note
70; LEPTOCURARES was see NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1970-92; MUSCLE RELAXANTS was see under CURARE-LIKE AGENTS & MUSCLE RELAXANTS, CENTRAL & NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1970-74, was heading 1963-69
Online Note
use NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS to search LEPTOCURARES 1970-92; search MUSCLE RELAXANTS under CURARE-LIKE AGENTS & MUSCLE RELAXANTS, CENTRAL & NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1970-74 & MUSCLES 1966-69
History Note
70; LEPTOCURARES was see NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1970-92; MUSCLE RELAXANTS was see under CURARE-LIKE AGENTS & MUSCLE RELAXANTS, CENTRAL & NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1970-74, was heading 1963-69
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Neuromuscular Depolarizing Agents Preferred
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