Medicine Overview of Atacurium Injection
Atacurium 50mg Injection is used for skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.
Bronchospasm, Decreased blood pressure, Skin flushing, Increased heart rate, Urticaria, Wheezing.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Atacurium 50mg Injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.
In Depth Information on 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.
Atacurium Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Atacurium 50mg 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 Atacurium 50mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Atacurium 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atacurium 50mg Injection is recommended.
Atacurium 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Atacurium 50mg Injection is recommended.
Frequently asked questions about Atacurium Injection
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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