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(Science: chemical) skeletal muscle relaxant that acts by interfering with excitation-contraction coupling in the muscle fibre. It is used in spasticity and other neuromuscular abnormalities. Although the mechanism of action is probably not central, dantrolene is usually grouped with the central muscle relaxants.

Pharmacological action: muscle relaxants, central.

chemical name: 2,4-Imidazolidinedione, 1-(((5-(4-nitrophenyl)-2-furanyl)methylene)amino)-

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Calcium and Muscle fibers

yes pretty much. until they inject dantrolene (muscle relaxant) into the person..

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by ewokgod
Wed Jun 01, 2005 7:58 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Calcium and Muscle fibers
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