atracurium


Also found in: Medical, Wikipedia.

atracurium

(ˌætrəˈkjʊərɪəm)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug used to relax muscles
References in periodicals archive ?
Another dangerous drug for intraarterial injection is atracurium.
Postoperative neuromuscular blockade: a comparison between atracurium, vecuronium, and pancuronium.
11] compared atracurium and vecuronium and found that no significant changes in heart rate were seen after the injection of vecuronium.
As the animal's breathing pattern did not improve, atracurium (0.
Induction of anesthesia was performed with propofol 2 mg/kg and atracurium 0.
Authors (Aps & O'Sullivan, 1987) describe a patient undergoing cardiac surgery under general anesthesia combined with incremental doses of atracurium extubated on the morning after surgery, yet soon reintubated, with fully successful extubation performed after further 24 hours.
A preliminary investigation by the National Coalition found atracurium was given to the children instead of a solution used to mix measles vaccines.
All of the samples were in the same conditions after preparation and complete monitoring of induction of general anesthesia and were received pre-operative sedation of Midazolam and Fentanyl and were injected Thiopental Sodium and Atracurium.
Two peripheral intravenous cannulae were inserted and anaesthetic induction was done with 10ug fentanyl, 20mg propofol and atracurium.