Atracurium

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What Are The Uses Of Atracurium?

Atracurium, a non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent,  is used during surgery for:

  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Pulmonary compliance
  • Facilitate mechanical ventilation
  • Skeletal muscle relaxation

Atracurium is given after the anaesthesia has been induced. 

What Are The Side Effects Of Atracurium?

The most common side effects of Atracurium are:

  • Skin flushing (or) redness
  • Injection site reactions
  • Hives/itching
  • Wheezing/allergic reactions
  • Inadequate musculoskeletal block
  • Fast (or) slow heart beat
  • Low blood pressure

Sometimes severe side effects such as the following may also be observed:

  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Bronchospasm

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Atracurium?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug Atracurium or any other allergies.
  • Neonates
  • Cardio muscular disorders
  • Dehydration
  •  Asthma / bronchial disorders
  • Carcinomatosis
  • Pregnancy/breastfeeding

What Are The Uses Of Atracurium?

Atracurium, a non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent,  is used during surgery for:

  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Pulmonary compliance
  • Facilitate mechanical ventilation
  • Skeletal muscle relaxation

Atracurium is given after the anaesthesia has been induced. 

What Are The Side Effects Of Atracurium?

The most common side effects of Atracurium are:

  • Skin flushing (or) redness
  • Injection site reactions
  • Hives/itching
  • Wheezing/allergic reactions
  • Inadequate musculoskeletal block
  • Fast (or) slow heart beat
  • Low blood pressure

Sometimes severe side effects such as the following may also be observed:

  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Bronchospasm

Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.

What Are The Contraindications Of Atracurium?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Hyper sensitivity towards the drug Atracurium or any other allergies.
  • Neonates
  • Cardio muscular disorders
  • Dehydration
  •  Asthma / bronchial disorders
  • Carcinomatosis
  • Pregnancy/breastfeeding