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How can neostigmine works and its mechanics?

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Dr. Alexander Bankov
Anesthesiology

In brief: Anticholinesterase

neostigmine inhibits the activity of the enzyme responsible for breaking down the acetylcholine, the ubiquitous neurotranmitter. In anesthesia it is commonly used to reverse action of curare-like medications that cause muscle relaxation/ temporary paralysis necessary to facilitate surgery.
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In brief: Anticholinesterase

neostigmine inhibits the activity of the enzyme responsible for breaking down the acetylcholine, the ubiquitous neurotranmitter. In anesthesia it is commonly used to reverse action of curare-like medications that cause muscle relaxation/ temporary paralysis necessary to facilitate surgery.
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