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Muscle relaxants

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SuccinylcholineDepolarizing, NM blocker, can activate Mr and Nn causing arrhythmia
D- tubocurarineArrow poison, Nm and Nn blocker and blocks histamine release
AtracuriumIntermediate duration, spontaneously breaks down
CisatracuriumLike atracurium but less metabolites
PancuroniumSteroid family, long acting, Mr blocker and NET block= xs heart stimulation
BaclofenGABA AGONIST
Diazepamincreases rate of Cl channel opening, thus dec spasticity
DantroleneChemical analog of phenytoin, binds to and blocks ryanodine receptor, thus prevents contraction, use for malignant hyperthermia
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