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ATRELAX 10MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 111.82 for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition for ATRELAX

Atracurium(10 mg)

food interaction for ATRELAX

alcohol interaction for ATRELAX

pregnancy interaction for ATRELAX

lactation interaction for ATRELAX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take this medicine empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
It may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The potential benefits may outweigh the risks. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ATRELAX

Atracurium(10 mg)

Uses

Atrelax 10mg injection is used to relax muscles during surgery along with general anesthesia. It is also used in intensive care to facilitate tracheal intubation (tube into the windpipe), and controlled ventilation.

How it works

Atrelax 10mg 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 ATRELAX

6 Substitutes
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  • ACRIS 10MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Gland Pharma Limited
    Rs. 119.52/ML of injection
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    Rs. 119.52
    pay 7% more per ML of injection
  • TROYCURIUM 10MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 130.20/ML of injection
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    Rs. 130.20
    pay 16% more per ML of injection
  • ARTACIL 10MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 24.25/ML of injection
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    Rs. 121.27
    save 78% more per ML of injection
  • KABITRAN 10MG INJECTION
    (2.5 ML injection in vial)
    Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 65.38/ML of injection
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    Rs. 163.46
    save 42% more per ML of injection
  • ALBESYLATE 10MG INJECTION
    (5 ML injection in vial)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 54/ML of injection
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    Rs. 270
    save 52% more per ML of injection

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Expert advice for ATRELAX

  • 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 ATRELAX

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 03 December, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)