cisatracurium

(redirected from Cisatracurium besylate)

cisatracurium

 [sis″at-rah-kūr´e-um]
a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent administered intravenously as the besylate salt administered intravenously to facilitate endotracheal intubation and to induce skeletal muscle relaxation, either as an adjunct to general anesthesia during surgery or during mechanical ventilation.

cisatracurium

/cis·at·ra·cu·ri·um/ (sis″at-rah-kūr´e-um) a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent administered intravenously as the besylate salt as an adjunct to general anesthesia or during mechanical ventilation.

cisatracurium

a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocker.
indications It is used to facilitate endotracheal intubation and skeletal muscle relaxation during mechanical ventilation, surgery, or general anesthesia.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Life-threatening effects include prolonged apnea, bronchospasm, cyanosis, and respiratory depression. Other serious adverse effects include bradycardia, tachycardia, and increased/decreased blood pressure.

cisatracurium

Anesthesiology A stereoisomer of atracurium, a nondepolarizing muscle relaxing anesthetic preferred in multiorgan failure. See Muscle relaxant, Nondepolarizing agent. Cf Depolarizing agent.
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