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Atracurium besilate

Therapeutic Indications

Atracurium besilate is indicated for:

Skeletal muscle relaxation in general anaesthesia

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old) , Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

Atracurium is indicated as an adjunct to general anaesthesia during surgery to relax skeletal muscles, and to facilitate endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation. It is also indicated to facilitate mechanical ventilation in intensive care unit (ICU) patients.

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 0.3-0.6 mg/kg

Contraindications

Active ingredient Atracurium besilate is contraindicated in the following cases:

Hypersensitivity to atracurium

No gender/age discrimination