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a·tra·cu·ri·um be·syl·ate (a-tră-kyūr'ē-ŭm bē'sil-āt'),
A nondepolarizing neuromuscular relaxant of intermediate duration of action; used as an adjunct to general anesthesia; a curarelike agent.
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atracurium besylate Anesthesiology An injectable intermediate-acting nondepolarizing muscle relaxing anesthetic used with general anesthetics in Pts undergoing surgery or mechanical ventilation where skeletal muscle relaxation is required. See Cisatracurium, Muscle relaxant, Nondepolarizing agent. Cf Depolarizing agent.
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This applies equally to the long and short-acting non-depolarising muscle relaxants like vecuronium bromide and atracurium besylate (Foldes FF).
This applies equally to the long, medium and the relatively short-acting non-depolarising muscle relaxants such as vecuronium bromide and atracurium besylate. In some conditions various other methods like self-taming, precurarisation intubation with larger doses of nondepolarising drugs are used with certain amount of success.
* Maintenance of general anaesthesia was done with O2+N20 (40:60) and top-up doses of injection Atracurium Besylate
Pharmaceutical company Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc (Nasdaq:SGNT) stated on Friday that it has introduced Atracurium Besylate Injection, USP in 50 mg per 5 mL latex-free vials with its PreventIV Measures packaging and labeling designed to aid in the reduction of medication errors.
The company added the Atracurium Besylate Injection, USP is the generic form of the neuromuscular blocker Tracrium.