SKELETAL MUSCLE RELAXANTS

PERIPHERALLY ACTING MUSCLE RELAXANTS

1. NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKING AGENTS

a. Nondepolarizing (Competitive) blockers

Long acting:

d-Tubocurarine

Pancuronium

Doxacurium

Pipecuronium

Intermediate acting:

Vecuronium

Atracurium

Cisatracurium

Rocuronium

Rapacuronium

Short acting:

Mivacurium

 

b. Depolarizing blockers

Succinylcholine (Suxamethonium)

Decamethonium

 

2. DIRECTLY ACTING AGENTS

Dantrolene sodium

Quinine

 

CENTRALLY ACTING MUSCLE RELAXANTS

 

1. Mephenesin congeners:

Mephenesin

Carisoprodol

Chlorzoxazone

Chlormezanone

Methocarbamol

2. Benzodiazepines:

Diazepam, etc.

3. GABA derivative:

Baclofen

4. Central α2 agonist:

Tizanidine

 

 

SKELETAL MUSCLE RELAXANTS
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