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Chemical Anesthetics, General

Name Anesthetics, General
Equivalent Term General Anesthetics
Definition Agents that induce various degrees of analgesia; depression of consciousness, circulation, and respiration; relaxation of skeletal muscle; reduction of reflex activity; and amnesia. There are two types of general anesthetics, inhalation and intravenous. With either type, the arterial concentration of drug required to induce anesthesia varies with the condition of the patient, the desired depth of anesthesia, and the concomitant use of other drugs. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p.173)
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D018681
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