The meaning of 'Curare'

Care to cure
Our name Curare has its origins in the Amazon region. Native Amazonian tribes are accredited to the discovery of the Curare plant in those environs. The extract was added to the poisonous darts used to kill their prey. The dosage had to be small enough to fit on an arrowhead but yet still remain effective.

Nowadays, ‘Curare’ is used in low doses as a muscle relaxant during surgery. A clear example of how the correct dosage in certain procedures has the desired effect. In fact, the dosage is key, it makes the difference between killing and anesthetizing and thus must always be calculated with care and accuracy.

Getting the dose right. This is equally important to the Native Amazonian tribes as to the operating theatres of today. But equally so in drug development. This is the basic rule for every clinical pharmacologist. And the basic rule adhered to by all our experts. Curare makes sense.

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