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Muscle relaxants

Known as: Muscle Relaxant 
Any agent that relaxes skeletal muscles and reduces muscle contraction.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2004
Review
2004
Skeletal muscle relaxants are a heterogeneous group of medications used to treat two different types of underlying conditions… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Background Residual neuromuscular blockade remains a problem even after short surgical procedures. The train-of-four (TOF) ratio… Expand
Review
2003
Review
2003
BACKGROUND The use of muscle relaxants in the management of non-specific low back pain is controversial. It is not clear if they… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Sodium hydrogen sulphide (NaHS), a donor of hydrogen sulphide (H2S), produced dose‐related relaxation of the rabbit isolated… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), which is well known as a toxic gas, is produced endogenously in mammalian tissues from L-cysteine mainly… Expand
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Abnormal smooth-muscle contractility may be a major cause of disease states such as hypertension, and a smooth-muscle relaxant… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The endothelium plays a critical role in the control of vasomotor tone by the release of vasoactive substances. Because… Expand
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Review
1991
Review
1991
Increasing attention is being paid to inappropriate medication use in nursing homes. However, criteria defining the appropriate… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A 70 percent reduction in the rate of blood flow through the common carotid artery in rabbits caused a 21 percent decrease in the… Expand
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
SMOOTH muscle tone seems to be primarily regulated by the concentration of free calcium in cytoplasm1,2. Several agents that… Expand