Atracurium Besilate Injection

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Composition for Atracurium Besilate NA Injection

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Primarily used for

Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery
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185.31
₹185.31/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Atracurium Besilate Injection

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Uses of Atracurium Besilate Injection

Atracurium Besilate Injection is used for Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.
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Side effects of Atracurium Besilate Injection

Common

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

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How to use Atracurium Besilate Injection

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

How Atracurium Besilate Injection works

Atracurium besilate injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.

In Depth Information on Atracurium Besilate Injection

Expert advice for Atracurium Besilate 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 Atracurium Besilate Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atracurium Besilate 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
Atracurium Besilate Injection should be used with caution du
ring 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
Not relevant, as Atracurium Besilate Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
SAFE
Atracurium Besilate Injection is safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Atracurium Besilate 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 Atracurium Besilate NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for Atracurium

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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