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Neurology, Ophthalmology & Otology | Medical (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Nondepolarizing Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs
Names Include "Cur"
Competitive Antagonists
Acetylcholine Competition
Reversal of Blockade
Neostigmine, Edrophonium
1 min
Succinylcholine
Indications
Inducing Paralysis
Mechanism of Action
Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs
Motor Nicotinic receptor
ACh Receptor Agonist
Depolarization
Phases of Action
Phase I (Paralysis Non-reversible)
Phase II (Paralysis Reversible)
Neostigmine (Reversal Agent)
2 mins
Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril)
Mechanism
Centrally-Acting Muscle Relaxer
Act on Alpha and Gamma Motor Neurons
Related to Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs)
Uses
Muscle Spasms
Back Pain
Side Effects/Interactions
MAO Inhibitors
Serotonin Syndrome
Drowsiness
Arrhythmia
3 mins
Baclofen
Mechanism
GABA-B Receptor Agonist
Spinal Cord
Indications
Spasticity
Dystonia
Multiple Sclerosis
Side Effects
CNS Depression
Nausea
Considerations
Taper Gradually
1 min

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