Medicine Overview of Artacil Injection
Artacil 50 mg Injection is used for skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.
Side Effects of Artacil are Skin rash, Increased saliva production, Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), High blood pressure.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Artacil 50 mg Injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.
In Depth Information on 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.
Artacil Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Artacil 50 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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 50 mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Not relevant, as Artacil 50 mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Artacil 50 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Artacil 50 mg Injection is recommended.
Artacil 50 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Artacil 50 mg Injection is recommended.
Frequently asked questions about Artacil Injection
Q. Is Artacil an aminosteroid?
Artacil is not an aminosteroid. It is a benzylisoquinolines (muscle relaxant)
Q. Why does Artacil cause hypotension?
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
Q. How long does Artacil take to work?
How long does Artacil last?Artacil takes about 2-4 min to work and lasts for about 20-35 minutes.
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