atracurium


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atracurium

 [at″rah-cūr´e-um]
a neuromuscular blocking agent of intermediate duration; used as the besylate salt for intravenous administration as an adjunct to anesthesia to induce skeletal muscle relaxation during surgery and facilitate mechanical ventilation.

atracurium

/atra·cu·rium/ (at″rah-kūr´e-um) a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent of intermediate duration, used as the besylate salt as an adjunct to general anesthesia.

atracurium

an intermediate duration non-depolarizing skeletal muscle relaxant used as an adjunct to create an ideal surgical field.

atracurium

A muscle relaxant drug used in anaesthesia. A brand name is Tracrium.
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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.
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The incidence and mechanisms of pharyngeal and upper esophageal dysfunction in partially paralyzed humans: pharyngeal videoradiography and simultaneous manometry after atracurium.
Atracurium besilate and mivacurium chloride cause dose-dependent histamine release, but it is not certain whether this causes clinical deterioration.
Use of sufentanil and atracurium anesthesia in a patient with acute porphyria undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery.
Among the newer agents, mivacurium and atracurium have been reported to stimulate the most histamine release.
Neuromuscular blocking medications include sucinylcholine, vecuronium, or atracurium complemented by the administration of nitrous oxide.
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