Interaction of muscle relaxants and local anesthetics at the neuromuscular junction.


The effects on neuromuscular (NM) function of combinations of relaxants (d-tubocurarine, pancuronium, and succinylcholine) and local anesthetics (cocaine, procaine, lidocaine, etidocaine, and a quaternized derivative of procaine, procaine methobromide) were investigated using the rat's phrenic nerve--hemidiaphragm preparation. Combinations of ineffective… (More)