Atacurium 50mg Injection

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Themis Medicare Ltd

Composition for Atacurium 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery
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237.72
₹47.54/Injection
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Atacurium Injection

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Uses of Atacurium Injection

Atacurium 50mg Injection is used for Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.
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Side effects of Atacurium Injection

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Bronchospasm, Decreased blood pressure, Skin flushing, Increased heart rate, Urticaria, Wheezing.

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How to use Atacurium Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Atacurium Injection works

Atacurium 50mg injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.

In Depth Information on Atacurium Injection

Expert advice for Atacurium 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Atacurium 50mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atacurium 50mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Atacurium 50mg Injection should be used with caution during
lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Atacurium 50mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Atacurium 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Atacurium 50mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Atacurium 50mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Atracurium

Atacurium is not an aminosteroid. It is a benzylisoquinolines (muscle relaxant)
Atacurium 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 Atacurium last?Atacurium takes about 2-4 min to work and lasts for about 20-35 minutes.
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