gallamine triethiodide

A triple quaternary ammonium compound with action comparable to that of curarine.

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gal·la·mine tri·eth·io·dide 'gal-ə-.mēn-.trī-.eth-'ī-ə-.dīd n a substituted ammonium salt C30H60I3N3O3 that is used to produce muscle relaxation esp. during anesthesia called also gallamine

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gal·la·mine tri·eth·io·dide (galґə-mēn tri″ə-thiґo-dīd) [USP] a quaternary ammonium compound used to induce skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery and other procedures, such as endoscopy or intubation, administered intravenously.

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  • Gallamine triethiodide — Systematic (IUPAC) name 2,2’,2’’ [benzene 1,2,3 triyltris(oxy)]tris(N,N,N triethylethanaminium) triiodide Clinical data AHFS …   Wikipedia

  • gallamine triethiodide — noun Etymology: pyrogallol + amine + tri + eth + iodide Date: 1951 a substituted ammonium salt C30H60I3N3O3 that is used to produce muscle relaxation especially during anesthesia called also gallamine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gallamine triethiodide — ˈgaləˌmēn noun Etymology: gallamine from pyrogallol + amine : a substituted ammonium salt C6H3[OCH2CH2N(C2H5)3]3I3 derived from pyrogallol and used to produce muscle relaxation especially during anesthesia * * * /gal euh meen truy eth uy euh duyd …   Useful english dictionary

  • gallamine triethiodide — /gal euh meen truy eth uy euh duyd /, Pharm. a neuromuscular blocking drug, C30H60I3N3O3, similar to curare, used as a skeletal muscle relaxant in conjunction with surgical anesthesia. [(PYRO)GALL(OL) + AMINE; TRIETH(YL) + IODIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • triethiodide — see GALLAMINE TRIETHIODIDE …   Medical dictionary

  • Gallamine — drugbox IUPAC name = N [2 [2,3 bis (2 diethylaminoethoxy) phenoxy] ethyl] N ethyl ethanamine CAS number = 65 29 2 ATC prefix = M03 ATC suffix = AC02 ATC supplemental = PubChem = 67425 DrugBank = APRD00712 chemical formula = C24H45N3O3… …   Wikipedia

  • gallamine — noun see gallamine triethiodide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Flaxedil — noun neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia • Syn: ↑gallamine • Usage Domain: ↑trade name • Hypernyms: ↑neuromuscular blocking agent, ↑muscle relaxant * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • edrophonium chloride — A short duration competitive antagonist of skeletal muscle relaxants (curare derivatives and gallamine triethiodide) and an anticholinesterase, used as an antidote for curariform drugs, as a diagnostic agent in myasthenia gravis, and in …   Medical dictionary

  • Flaxedil — Flax·e·dil (flakґsə dil) trademark for a preparation of gallamine triethiodide …   Medical dictionary

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