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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Product Information on Tracrium, GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd.
Table One: Sample list of neuromuscular blocking agents available in Canada Generic Name Common Trade Name atracurium Tracrium cisatracurium Nimbex mivacurium Mivacron pancuronium Pavulon succinylcholine ([dagger]) Quelicin ([dagger]) tubocurarine Tubarine vecuronium Norcuron ([dagger]) Depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent.