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Composition for ATB

Atracurium(50 mg)

food interaction for ATB

alcohol interaction for ATB

pregnancy interaction for ATB

lactation interaction for ATB

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Atb 50mg injection empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Atb 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ATB

Atracurium(50 mg)

Uses

Atb 50mg injection is used for skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.

How it works

Atb 50mg injection belongs to a class of medications called nondepolarizing (competitive) neuromuscular blockers. It interferes with the action of chemical substance (acetylcholine) in the body and cause skeletal muscle relaxation.

Common side effects

Bronchospasm, Decreased blood pressure, Skin flushing, Tachycardia, Urticaria, Wheezing

SUBSTITUTES for ATB

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  • ACRIS 50MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Gland Pharma Limited
    Rs. 42.86/ML of injection
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    Rs. 214.28
    save 38% more per ML of injection
  • ARTACIL 50 MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 51.80/ML of injection
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    Rs. 259
    save 25% more per ML of injection
  • ARTACIL 50 MG INJECTION
    (2.5 ML injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 52/ML of injection
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    Rs. 130
    save 24% more per ML of injection
  • ATRAGER 50MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 43.74/ML of injection
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    Rs. 218.71
    save 36% more per ML of injection
  • ATACURIUM 50MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Themis Medicare Ltd
    Rs. 47.54/ML of injection
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    Rs. 237.72
    save 31% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for ATB

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for ATB

Atracurium

Q.Is atracurium an aminosteroid?
Atracurium is not an aminosteroid. It is a benzylisoquinolines (muscle relaxant)

Q.Why does atracurium cause hypotension?
Atracurium 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 atracurium take to work?
How long does atracurium last?Atracurium takes about 2-4 min to work and lasts for about 20-35 minutes.

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Content on this page was last updated on 10 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)