Atracurium besilate

Chemical formula: C₆₅H₈₂N₂O₁₈S₂  Molecular mass: 1,242.5 g/mol  PubChem compound: 47320

Therapeutic indications

Atracurium besilate is indicated for:

Skeletal muscle relaxation in general anaesthesia

Population group: 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, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments (click for details):


Atracurium besilate is contraindicated in the following cases:

Hypersensitivity to atracurium

Atracurium allergy

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