edrophonium chloride

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edrophonium chloride ed·ro·pho·ni·um chloride (ěd'rə-fō'nē-əm)
A competitive antagonist of skeletal muscle relaxants, such as curare derivatives, used as an antidote for curariform drugs, as a diagnostic agent in myasthenia gravis, and in myasthenic crisis.

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