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Neuromuscular Nondepolarizing Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Neuromuscular Nondepolarizing Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.663.700.710.575
Unique ID
D003473
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003473
Scope Note
Drugs that interrupt transmission at the skeletal neuromuscular junction without causing depolarization of the motor end plate. They prevent acetylcholine from triggering muscle contraction and are used as muscle relaxants during electroshock treatments, in convulsive states, and as anesthesia adjuvants.
Entry Term(s)
Curare-Like Agents
Curariform Drugs
Muscle Relaxants, Non-Depolarizing
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents, Competitive
Nondepolarizing Blockers
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 140
Previous Indexing
Muscles (1966-1969)
See Also
Nicotinic Antagonists
Public MeSH Note
93; was CURARE-LIKE AGENTS 1970-92; MUSCLE RELAXANTS, POLARIZING was see NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1989-94; NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS & PACHYCURARES were see CURARE-LIKE AGENTS 1970-92; CURARIFORM DRUGS was see MUSCLE RELAXANTS 1963-69; MUSCLE RELAXANTS was see under CURARE-LIKE AGENTS & MUSCLE RELAXANTS, CENTRAL & NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1970-74, was heading 1963-69; CURARIFORM ANTAGONISTS was heading 1963-69
Online Note
use NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS to search MUSCLE RELAXANTS, POLARIZING 1989-94 & CURARE-LIKE AGENTS & PACHYCURARES 1970-92; search MUSCLE RELAXANTS under NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS, MUSCLE RELAXANTS, CENTRAL & NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1970-74 & MUSCLES 1966-69; search CURARIFORM ANTAGONISTS under CURARE 1966-69
History Note
93; was CURARE-LIKE AGENTS 1970-92; MUSCLE RELAXANTS, POLARIZING was see NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1989-94; NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS & PACHYCURARES were see CURARE-LIKE AGENTS 1975-92; CURARIFORM DRUGS was see under MUSCLE RELAXANTS 1963-69; MUSCLE RELAXANTS was see under CURARE-LIKE AGENTS & MUSCLE RELAXANTS, CENTRAL & NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS 1970-74, was heading 1963-69; CURARIFORM ANTAGONISTS was heading 1963-69
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/24
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