Medicine Overview of Lyvec Injection
Uses of Lyvec Injection
Lyvec 10mg Injection is used for Skeletal mucle relaxation during surgery.
Side effects of Lyvec Injection
Allergic reaction, Injection site pain, Muscle weakness, Skin rash, Skin redness, Swelling, Wheezing.
How to use Lyvec Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Lyvec Injection works
Lyvec 10mg injection relaxes the muscles by blocking the impulses from the nerves.
In Depth Information on Lyvec Injection
Expert advice for Lyvec 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.
Special precautions for Lyvec 10mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lyvec 10mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Lyvec 10mg Injection should be used with caution during lact+more
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Lyvec 10mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery....
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Lyvec 10mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment....
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Lyvec 10mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Vecuronium
No, Lyvec is not a controlled substance
Lyvec is a muscle relaxant and not a sedative. However it can be used as additional agent to anesthesia or sedation
Lyvec 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 Lyvec use. Stop taking Lyvec and consult your doctor immediately if you experience one or more such symptoms
Lyvec 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
Lyvec works by blocking the signalling process between the nerves and muscles, which results in muscle relaxation.
Substitutes for Lyvec Injection
Neovec 10mg Injection
Neon Laboratories Ltd
₹29.1/ml of Injection
Troyvec 10mg Injection
Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹51.43/ml of Injection
Samvec 10mg Injection
Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹10.0/ml of Injection
Gervec 10mg Injection
₹15.38/ml of Injection
Vecuron 10mg Injection
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹16.2/ml of Injection