- cholinesterase reactivator
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an agent that restores the activity of acetylcholinesterase that was previously inactivated by an organophosphate compound; see pralidoxime.
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obidoxime chloride — A cholinesterase reactivator much like 2 PAM. * * * obi·dox·ime chlo·ride (o″bĭ dokґsēm) a cholinesterase reactivator which has been used to counter organophosphorus poisoning … Medical dictionary
pralidoxime — pral·i·dox·ime .pral i däk .sēm n a substance C7H9ClN2O that restores the reactivity of cholinesterase and is used to counteract phosphorylation (as by an organophosphate pesticide) called also 2 PAM see PROTOPAM * * * pral·i·dox·ime… … Medical dictionary
isonitrosoacetone — A cholinesterase reactivator that can penetrate the blood brain barrier readily and cause significant reactivation of phosphorylated acetylcholinesterase in the central nervous system; used to protect human beings and animals against otherwise… … Medical dictionary
nicotinehydroxamic acid methiodide — An effective cholinesterase reactivator, with actions that are most marked at the skeletal neuromuscular junction; antidotal effects are less striking at autonomic effector sites and insignificant in the central nervous system … Medical dictionary