Medicine Overview of Atacurium Injection
Uses of Atacurium Injection
Atacurium 50mg Injection is used for skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.
Side effects of Atacurium Injection
Bronchospasm, Decreased blood pressure, Skin flushing, Increased heart rate, Urticaria, Wheezing.
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.
Special precautions for Atacurium 50mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atacurium 50mg 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.
Atacurium 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during lact+more
ation. 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 kid+more
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Atacurium 50mg Injection is recommended....
Atacurium 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liv+more
er disease. No dose adjustment of Atacurium 50mg Injection is recommended....
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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