mivacurium


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mivacurium

/mi·va·cu·rium/ (mi″vah-ku´re-um) a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent of short duration, used as the chloride salt as an adjunct to anesthesia.

mivacurium

a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocker.
indications This drug is used to facilitate endotracheal intubation and skeletal muscle relaxation during mechanical ventilation, surgery, or general anesthesia.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Adverse effects of this drug include decreased blood pressure, bradycardia, tachycardia, diplopia, rash, urticaria, weakness, and prolonged skeletal muscle relaxation. Life-threatening side effects include paralysis, prolonged apnea, bronchospasm, wheezing, and respiratory depression.

mivacurium

Anesthesiology A short-acting nondepolarizing muscle relaxing anesthetic, a congener of atracurium. See Atracurium, Muscle relaxant, Nondepolarizing agent. Cf Depolarizing agent.

mivacurium

A non-depolarizing muscle-relaxant drug used by anaesthetists. The drug acts withing 3–4 minutes and its effect lasts for about 15 minutes. Mivacurium is rapidly broken down by CHOLINESTERASE in the blood. A brand name is Mivacron.

mivacurium

a nondepolarizing drug used to achieve neuromuscular blockade.
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Randomized double-blinded comparison of fentanyl, mivacurium or placebo to facilitate laryngeal mask airway insertion.
5 ml) 180 40 Cis-atracurium (10 mg/5 ml) 170 95 Mivacurium (20 mg/10 ml) 15 5 Vecuronium (10 mg) 30 50 Rocuronium (50 mg/5 ml) 550 700 Neostigmine (2.
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Mivacurium is also not an ideal drug with the possibility of histamine release, the risk of prolonged apnoea with plasma cholinesterase deficiency, and the potential need for reversal with anticholinesterases.
Different priming techniques, including mivacurium, accelerate the onset of rocuronium.
5 mL solution for injection and infusion; Mivacurium 10 mg / 5ml and 20 mg / 10 ml solution for injection - 4 results in part;- Part 2 - Poractantum alpha 120 mg / 1.
The use of low-dose mivacurium to facilitate insertion of the laryngeal mask airway.
Rafel Miguel, Thomas Witkowski et al: Evaluation of neuromuscular and cardiovascular effects of two doses of rapacuronium versus mivacurium and succinylcholine.
Mivacurium and Cis -atracurium are other safer alternatives due to their similar metabolic pathways.
Czesc 1 Ceftazidime 0,25 g, Cisatracurium besylate 10 mg/5 ml i 5 mg/2,5 ml, Mivacurium 10 mg/5 ml i 20 mg/10 ml, Czesc 2 Poractant Alfa 120 mg/1,5 ml, Czesc 3 Lamivudine syrop 10 mg/ml 240 ml ,Lamivudine tabl.