Medicine Overview of Artacil Injection
Uses of Artacil Injection
Artacil 10mg/ml Injection is used for skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.
Side effects of Artacil Injection
Bronchospasm, Decreased blood pressure, Skin flushing, Increased heart rate, Urticaria, Wheezing.
How to use Artacil Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Artacil Injection works
Artacil 10mg/ml injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.
In Depth Information on Artacil Injection
Expert advice for Artacil Injection
- Consult your doctor before taking atracurium if you any of the following medical conditions: myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease characterized by very weak muscles and unusual tiredness) or Eaton-Lambert syndrome (autoimmune disorder characterized by muscle weakness of limbs), electrolyte imbalance, cancer, allergy to other muscle relaxants, recent burn, asthma or other respiratory problems, heart disease, peripheral neuropathy (nerve damage causing pain, tingling, or numbness over hands and feet).
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Avoid drinking alcohol and do not drive or operate heavy machineries while taking atracurium.
Special precautions for Artacil 10mg/ml Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Artacil 10mg/ml Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Artacil 10mg/ml Injection is probably safe to use during lac+more
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Not relevant, as Artacil 10mg/ml Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Artacil 10mg/ml Injection is safe to use in patients with ki+more
dney disease. No dose adjustment of Artacil 10mg/ml Injection is recommended....
Artacil 10mg/ml Injection is safe to use in patients with li+more
ver disease. No dose adjustment of Artacil 10mg/ml Injection is recommended....
Frequently asked questions for Artacil 10mg/ml Injection
Frequently asked questions for Atracurium
Artacil is not an aminosteroid. It is a benzylisoquinolines (muscle relaxant)
Artacil causes hypotension (low blood pressure) due to release of histamine
Q. Why does atracurium cause histamine release?
It acts on blood cells called basophils or mast cells which release histamine
How long does Artacil last?Artacil takes about 2-4 min to work and lasts for about 20-35 minutes.