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Atracade 25mg/ml Injection


Overview

Introduction

Atracade 25mg/ml Injection belongs to a group of medicines called muscle relaxants. It is used along with general anesthesia or sedatives to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgical procedures. It is also used to facilitate emergency airway management in patients in intensive care.

Atracade 25mg/ml Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms.

The most common side effects of this medicine include skin flush, skin redness, and itching. It may also cause pain, redness, and swelling at the site of injection. If any of these side effects persist or worsen, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using it, you should let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Atracade Injection

  • Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery

Side effects of Atracade Injection

Common
  • Itching
  • Skin rash
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Skin rash
    There are many treatments for a wide range of skin problems. Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate the skin. Make sure to pat dry your skin after a bath or shower. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible. Do not use perfumed soaps or deodorants. Water containing chlorine can make most skin problems worse, so avoid swimming. Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke and caffeine as it may also make itching worse. Avoid excessive sun exposure. Always use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Moisturizers can be used regularly to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better within a week, speak to a pharmacist or doctor.
  • Coping with Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
    Try to change the area of injection and the exact site of injection each time. Apply a cold compress to the injection site. These symptoms are usually mild and should only last a few hours. You can ask your doctor to recommend a medicine if it is bothering you.

How to use Atracade Injection

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

How Atracade Injection works

Atracade 25mg/ml Injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Atracade 25mg/ml Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Atracade 25mg/ml Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Atracade 25mg/ml Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Atracade 25mg/ml Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Atracade 25mg/ml Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atracade 25mg/ml Injection is recommended.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Atracade 25mg/ml Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Atracade 25mg/ml Injection is recommended.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Atracade 25mg/ml Injection is given as an injection by the healthcare professional. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 
  • You may get pain, itching, redness or discomfort at the site of the injection. Inform your doctor if it does not go away or bothers you. 
  • It is advisable to avoid driving or machinery work for a period of 24 hours after taking this medicine.

Patient Concerns

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After surgery of kiolode these type of toumeres fatt on my chest doctor said after surgery these fatt comes again don't do surgery please consult mi
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Don't go for surgeryIntralesional steroid injection best
What are all the medicine and injection to be taken during the pregnancy? when the rubela injection to be taken
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Iron calcium supplements and TT inj should be taken during pregnancy. Rubella inj should not be taken during pregnancy
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FAQs

Q. Is Atracade an aminosteroid?

Atracade is not an aminosteroid. It is a benzylisoquinolines (muscle relaxant)

Q. Why does Atracade cause hypotension?

Atracade 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 Atracade take to work?

How long does Atracade last?Atracade takes about 2-4 min to work and lasts for about 20-35 minutes.

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References
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