Gervec 10mg Injection

Zydus Cadila

Composition for Gervec 10mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery
10 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Gervec Injection


Uses of Gervec Injection

Gervec 10mg Injection is used for skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.

Side effects of Gervec Injection


Allergic reaction, Injection site pain, Muscle weakness, Skin rash, Skin redness, Swelling, Wheezing.


How to use Gervec Injection

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

How Gervec Injection works

Gervec 10mg Injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.

In Depth Information on Gervec Injection

Expert advice for Gervec Injection

  • You may be monitored with respiratory function test to check for paralysis of respiratory muscles.
  • You will be on ventilator support until adequate spontaneous respiration is restored.
  • Consult your doctor if you are suffering from any of the following medical conditions: liver, biliary tract disease or kidney failure, heart disease with increased circulation time, neuromuscular disease, hypothermia, burns, obesity, electrolyte disturbances, altered blood pH or dehydration.
  • Seek medical advice while taking vecuronium as there is an increased risk of inadequate neuromuscular recovery (residual neuromuscular blockade).
  • Before drug administration you may be tested for hypersensitivity as vecuronium is known to cause severe allergic reactions.
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Gervec Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Gervec Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gervec 10mg 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.
Gervec 10mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Gervec 10mg Injection is given as part of a general anesthetic, you may feel tired, weak or dizzy for some time afterward and this affects your ability to drive.
Gervec 10mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Gervec 10mg Injection is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Gervec 10mg Injection should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gervec 10mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gervec Injection

Frequently asked questions about Vecuronium

No, Gervec is not a controlled substance
Gervec is a muscle relaxant and not a sedative. However it can be used as additional agent to anesthesia or sedation
Gervec is used with anesthesia to make easy placement of flexible plastic tube into the trachea (tracheal intubation) and to provide skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery
These effects are rare or of unknown frequency with Gervec use. Stop taking Gervec and consult your doctor immediately if you experience one or more such symptoms
Gervec crosses the placenta. Please follow advice of your doctor regarding its use
Q. Does vecuronium release histamine/cause histamine release?
Generally, neuromuscular blocking agents release histamine. Animal studies of vecuronium have shown weak capacity of histamine release. However, human studies do not support the data of histamine release
Gervec works by blocking the signalling process between the nerves and muscles, which results in muscle relaxation.

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