ATACURIUM 25MG INJECTION 2.5ML

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Manufacturer : THE-THEMIS MEDICARE LIMITED
Composition : ATRACURIUM-25MG/2.5ML
Dose Form : INJECTION
Description : ATACURIUM INJ - 25MG / 2.5ML
Route Of Administration : PARENTERAL
Pack : 1

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Drug Ingredient Information

ATRACURIUM-25MG/2.5ML

ATRACURIUM

Information for patients
Drug Information Atracurium besilate contains a medicine called atracurium besilate. This belongs to a group of medicines called muscle relaxants. Atracurium besilate is used: •to relax muscles during operations on adults and children over 1 month of age •to help insert a tube into the windpipe (tracheal intubation), if a person needs help to breathe •to relax the muscles of adults in intensive care. Ask your doctor if you would like more explanation about this medicine
Drug Alert
Alert •you are allergic to atracurium besilate •you have reacted badly to an anaesthetic before.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •you are allergic to atracurium besilate •you have reacted badly to an anaesthetic before.
Drug Special Care •you have muscle weakness, tiredness or difficulty in co-ordinating your movements (myasthenia gravis) •you have a neuromuscular disease, such as a muscle wasting disease, paralysis, motor neurone disease or cerebral palsy •you have a burn which requires medical treatment •you have ever had an allergic reaction to any muscle relaxant which was given as part of an operation If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before you are given Atracurium besilate
Drug Drug Interactions •anaesthetics (used to reduce sensation and pain during surgical procedures) •antibiotics (used to treat infections) •medicines for heart conditions •medicines for high blood pressure •water tablets (diuretics), such as furosemide •medicines for fits (epilepsy), such as phenytoin or carbamazepine •medicines containing magnesium, such as those to treat indigestion and heart burn •drugs for Alzheimer’s disease (anticholinesterases e.g. donepezil).
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Talk to your doctor before having this medicine if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or are breast-feeding
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Talk to your doctor before having this medicine if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or are breast-feeding
Drug Machinery Interaction It can be dangerous to drive or operate machinery too soon after having had an operation. Your doctor will tell you how long to wait before you can drive and use machinery
Drug More Information
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty Your doctor will decide the way you are given the drug and the dose you wil receive. It will depend on: •your body weight •the amount and duration of muscle relaxation required •your expected response to the medicine. Children less than 1 month old should not have this medicine
Drug Dose You will never be expected to give yourself this medicine. It will always be given to you by a person who is qualified to do so. Atracurium besilate can be given: •as a single injection into your vein (intravenous bolus injection) •as a continuous infusion into your vein. This is where the drug is slowly given to you over a long period of time.
Excess Drug Consumption Atracurium besilate will always be given under carefully controlled conditions. However, if you think that you have been given more than you should tell your doctor or nurse immediately.
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Possible Side Effects
General Information •wheezing or coughing
Common Drug Side Effects •decrease in blood pressure •a rash or redness of your skin
Rare Drug Side Effects •a lumpy skin rash or ‘hives’ anywhere on your body
Very Rare Drug Side Effects •sudden wheeziness, chest pain or chest tightness •swelling of your eyelids, face, lips, mouth or tongue •decrease in heart rate Very rarely a severe allergic reaction can occur when given one or more anaesthetic agent
Drug Side Effects Symptoms •seizures •muscle weakness
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine •Keep out of the reach and sight of children. •Do not use Atracurium besilate after the expiry date which is stated on the pack after ‘Exp’. •Store between 2 and 8°C. Do not freeze. •Store in the original package, to protect from light. •When Atracurium besilate is made up it should be used straight away. Any unused solution should be thrown away

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