Tag Archives: Neostigmine

Esophageal Disorders

1. What is the most common clinical sign of an esophageal disorder? Regurgitation. 2. What is the difference between regurgitation and reflux? Regurgitation refers to passive, retrograde movement of ingested material to a level proximal to the upper esophageal sphincter; usually this material has not reached the stomach. In most cases, regurgitation results from abnormal… Read More »

Muscle Relaxants

Neuromuscular blocking drugs (‘muscle relaxants’) Although most of the currently available anaesthetic agents will provide a degree of muscle relaxation, in general most of them provide good muscle relaxation only when delivered in high concentrations. Unfortunately, these concentrations are associated with severe cardiopulmonary depression, making these agents unsuitable by themselves for situations where profound muscle… Read More »

Cythioate

Chemistry Cythioate is an oral organophosphate agent. Storage – Stability – Compatibility Unless otherwise noted by the manufacturer store products in tight, light resistant containers at room temperature. Pharmacology After being distributed into body fluids, cythioate is ingested by fleas, ticks and demodectic mites. It then inhibits acetylcholinesterase thereby interfering with neuromuscular transmission. Uses –… Read More »