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Drug information on Artacil (50 mg) (Atracurium) from Neon Laboratories Limited

Artacil (50 mg)

Neon Laboratories Limited
Generic : Atracurium

Drug Name : Atracurium

Atracurium(Atracurium Besylate Injection ) generic Artacil (50 mg) is a neuromuscular-blocking agent, used as an adjuvant in anesthesia. Artacil (50 mg) provides relaxation of skeletal muscles during surgery.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Artacil (50 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Artacil (50 mg)

  General: Allergic reactions.

  Heart: Increased/decreased heart rate, low/high blood pressure and flushing.

   Respiratory: Wheezing, difficulty in breathing and asthma.

  Skin: Redness, itching, rash and hives.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The initial recommended dose is 0.4 to 0.5 mg/kg, given as an intravenous bolus injection.

How to use Artacil (50 mg)?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider.

When is Artacil (50 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Artacil (50 mg)

Patient must be ensured with adequate ventilation.

• Do not administer this medication into the muscle directly.

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of severe allergic reactions, asthma, heart disease, myasthenia gravis, neuromuscular disease, during pregnancy and lactation.

Other Precautions for Artacil (50 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Artacil (50 mg)

Store it at refrigerator (2° to 8°C). Do not freeze it.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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