atracurium


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atracurium

(ˌætrəˈkjʊərɪəm)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug used to relax muscles
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Tenders are invited for atracurium 10 mg/ml, 2.5 ml inj
And Rubella vaccines (Injection 1000 TCID 50), Injection Amiodarone (50mg/ml), Injection Atracurium (Injection 10mg/ml), Thyroxin (Tablets 50mcg and 100mcg), and Nitrofurantoin (Tablets 100mg).
Vecuronium and Atracurium are two muscle relaxants that come close to fulfil most of the above criteria.
Similarly, the neuromuscular blockers atracurium (favoured in 27%) vs rocuronium (favoured in 73%) were justifiably chosen in 55% (12, 13), while in 45% the decisions happened randomly.
Muscle relaxation was achieved by injection atracurium 0.4 mg/kg i.v.
Among nondepolarizing agents, pancuronium, cisatracurium, and atracurium have all been studied in the ARDS population.
All patients had a standard anesthesia technique as per our cardiac anesthesia unit protocol, were induced with tit rated dose of fentanyl (5-15ug/kg), midazolam (0.05-1 mg/kg), propofol (1-1.5mg/ kg), atracurium (0.5 mg/Kg) and maintainedwith inhalation of Isoflurane (1-2%) and incremental doses of fentanyl and Atracurium till initiation of CPB.
After the sufficient blood flow was obtained thiopental (IE Ulugay, Istanbul, Turkey) 1.5 mg/kg and atracurium (GSK, Parma, Italy) 0.5 mg/kg were administered.
Postoperative neuromuscular blockade: a comparison between atracurium, vecuronium, and pancuronium.
Anesthesia induction was achieved using fentanyl (3-5 ug kg-1), midazolam (0.02-0.05 mg kg-1), and propofol (1-2 mg/kg) and atracurium bromide (0.5 mg kg-1).
Xylometazolinenasal drops (4 drops in each nostril) were used as vasoconstrictor to reduce nasal bleeding due to instrumentation.Induction of anesthesia was performed with propofol 2 mg/kg and atracurium 0.5mg/ kg was used to facilitate tracheal intubation.Anesthesia was maintained with 3-4% sevoflurane and 50% N O in O .
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.