Atracurium besilate

Active ingredient description

Atracurium besilate is a non-depolarising neuromuscular blocking agent with an intermediate duration of action, administered intravenously to produce skeletal muscle relaxation.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Atracurium
M Musculo-skeletal system → M03 Muscle relaxants → M03A Muscle relaxants, peripherally acting agents → M03AC Other quaternary ammonium compounds
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Medicines

Atracurium besilate is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Tunisia

Tunisia

Austria Brazil Cyprus France Hong Kong

Brazil

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
UK

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

40AX66P76P - ATRACURIUM BESYLATE

CAS registry number

64228-81-5 - atracurium besilate

SNOMED-CT

372835000 - Atracurium (substance)

72752006 - Atracurium besilate (substance)