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muscle relaxant


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An agent that reduces tension in voluntary muscles. Drugs such as baclofen and diazepam are used to relieve skeletal muscular spasms. Other drugs, e.g. atracurium besilate and suxamethonium, are used to relax voluntary muscles during the administration of anaesthetics in surgical operations.

Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.


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