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  • n. A muscle relaxant having the chemical formula C35H60N2O4, and typically administered as a bromide salt


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  • ARDEN: ... but the pancuronium is the important part.

    CNN Transcript Jun 26, 2006

  • ARDEN: The pancuronium is the one with the bromide on the end.

    CNN Transcript Jun 26, 2006

  • Then something called pancuronium bromide, which is a muscle relaxer that stops breathing, and then potassium chloride, finally, that stops the heart.

    CNN Transcript Jun 9, 2001

  • ISMP recently issued a Safety Alert called "Paralyzed by Mistakes," which warned about inadvertently giving neuromuscular blocking agents such as pancuronium to patients who aren't receiving ventilator support. - Business News

  • All use lethal injection, and, until recently, most had used a three-drug cocktail: sodium thiopental to render the condemned unconscious, pancuronium bromide to paralyze the prisoner and potassium chloride to stop the heart.

    Ohio executes inmate using new, single-drug method for death penalty

  • Death penalty critics have said Blankenship's unusual movements were proof that Georgia shouldn't have used pentobarbital to sedate him before injecting pancuronium bromide to paralyze him and then potassium chloride to stop his heart.

    Georgia delays execution of inmate for 1 day

  • For the patient presenting with hyperthermia, traditional treatment may include external cooling to decrease temperature or pancuronium to decrease muscle hyperactivity. 4,6 Dantrolene sodium has been used to directly relax skeletal muscle rigidity by inhibiting the release of calcium ions from the sarcoplasm reticulum6 In severe hypertension, CNS stimulation should be avoided.

    Monamine Oxidase Inhibitors

  • "There is no dispute that the asphyxiation caused by pancuronium [bromide] and the caustic burning sensation caused by potassium [chloride] would be agonising in the absence of adequate anaesthesia."

    Executed man's mother urges ban on exports profiting from death penalty

  • The department is considering whether to ban exports of pancuronium bromide and potassium chloride.

    Executed man's mother urges ban on exports profiting from death penalty

  • Once John T is sedated, the State will send pancuronium bromide zooming into his vein.

    Miracles, Inc.


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